Parker was said to have stormed off the set during a pre-taping a few weeks ago over favoritism by show EP Liza McGuirk. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Parker did return to finish the show.
“CNN is standing by the show,” network spokeswoman Barbara Levin told The New York Post. “Liza’s a terrific producer, and any suggestion that she’s on her way out is patently false.”
“We love Kathleen too,” Levin said.
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