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John Legend Slams Jim Jordan For Calling CNN 'Fake News': 'Why Don't You Just Come Clean'

Billboard logo Billboard 4 days ago Rania Aniftos

John Legend wearing a suit and tie © John Lamparski/WireImage John Legend

Rep. Jim Jordan is currently under fire, with claims surfacing that he did not take action against an Ohio State University athletic doctor who was an alleged serial sexual abuser toward a plethora of student athletes. The Representative said he was not aware of the allegations at the time. 

However, he did take to Twitter in an attempt to defend himself Wednesday (July 11), following in the steps of Donald Trump by blaming the media, using the classic "#fakenews." John Legend, however, was not about to just sit idly by.

"Now @CNN is contacting all 100+ of our former staff and interns asking for dirt on me," Jordan spewed in his tweet. "Getting desperate! How can you ever trust such #fakenews?"

"Definition of real news: calling a bunch of sources so you're confident that you're getting to the truth," the singer rebuked. "Definition of fake news: making s---- up to fit your narrative. My fellow Ohioan seems to be a bit confused."

"Why don't you just come clean and quit calling all these men who looked up to you liars," he continued. 

See below. 


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