Less than two weeks after being appointed as White House communications director, Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci has been fired by new Chief of Staff John Kelly, the former head of
The man who lost both his wife and missed the birth of his child in pursuit of his ambition has suddenly found himself unemployed once again.
Scaramucci made headlines around the nation after he gave a wild, on-the-record interview to the New Yorker‘s Ryan Lizza in which he railed against “f*cking paranoiac” Reince Prebius and spoke in astonishingly explicit terms about Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon.
Scaramucci’s candor and potty mouth quickly made him a favorite on social media, which reacted with hilarity to his abrupt firing:
Is someone gently holding Scaramucci's ex by the shoulders because a week postpartum is a tough time to laugh so hard
— Anna Merlan (@annamerlan) July 31, 2017
I'm in a group text about bread that went on longer than Scaramucci's WH tenure
— Andi Zeisler (@andizeisler) July 31, 2017
You blazed across our skies like a comet, but you flew too close to the sun, dear Mooch.
— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) July 31, 2017
In 10 days, Anthony Scaramucci: got a job
had a baby
ended his marriage
lost a job
— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) July 31, 2017