The Name Her Daddy podcast has been making headlines within the final week for its drama involving the 2 hosts, Alexandra Cooper and Sofia Franklyn. The final episode of the Barstool Sports activities-owned podcast that the 2 recorded was on April 8. On Might 16, the New York Put up reported that the co-hosts have been feuding and weren’t speaking to one another anymore.
On Might 22, Cooper posted a YouTube video updating the “Daddy Gang” on the state of affairs and offering her aspect of the story. The total video, titled “The reality about Name Her Daddy,” is out there right here:
Within the video, Cooper mentioned: “I didn’t have a boyfriend make my selections, I didn’t have an company make my selections, I needed to decide for myself.” She added: “What it comes all the way down to is I’m very conscious that this model, the Daddy Gang, is larger than Sofia and me. A lot larger. And I’m so f**king excited to get the present again on the air.”
She finishes the replace by saying, “I feel that it f**king sucks as a result of the thrill I’ve, I want Sofia had had that day on Dave [Portnoy]’s rooftop,” referencing failed contract negotiations that occurred with Portnoy. The video then cuts to a black display earlier than Cooper reappears and says, “I’ll see you f**kers on Wednesday.”
Followers have been additionally fast to notice that the Name Her Daddy Instagram bio now reads that it’s hosted by Alexandra Cooper solely, with the road “Cancel Suitman” in reference to Franklyn’s boyfriend Peter Nelson.
Barstool Sports activities Founder Dave Portnoy Spoke Concerning the Controversy on Might 18
Dave Portnoy, the founding father of Barstool Sports activities, spoke out concerning the feud and supplied an replace on the podcast on Might 18. He defined that regardless of the 2 hosts being on a three-year contract with Barstool Sports activities, they have been purchasing the podcast round to different shops. Portnoy mentioned that he tried to renegotiate the contract with the 2 hosts, however the discussions fell via and Cooper instructed him Franklyn wasn’t prepared to barter.
Portnoy additionally believes that Franklyn’s boyfriend, Peter Nelson, was a serious half in attempting to buy the podcast round to different platforms and was “performing nearly as a supervisor.” He mentioned Nelson even acquired the hosts a cope with Wondery for a podcast that was to be known as The Fathers. Portnoy believes the deal fell via.
Franklyn Gave Her Aspect of the Story on Might 19 in an Instagram Video
Franklyn posted an Instagram Story on Might 19 explaining her aspect of the controversy round Name Her Daddy. She began by saying that she wished to set the story straight as a result of there was a whole lot of “loopy sh*t being thrown round.”
She defined that Barstool Sports activities helped to “blow up” the podcast, however that after a while, she and Alex determined to have a look at different choices. She defined they did this for a lot of causes, “one among them being for the advantage of The Daddy Gang, imagine it or not.” She mentioned she regretted the way in which issues turned out and “we might have dealt with it in another way.”
She then went on to say that she discovered “[Cooper] had gone behind my again and carried out one thing, and I discovered it wasn’t the primary time. And that’s why we’re right here.” She continued, explaining that she was nonetheless prepared to do Name Her Daddy regardless of this, however provided that each hosts have been 50/50 companions.
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