The 49-year-old anchor tells the man that the name “Fredo” is as offensive to Italian Americans as the n-word is to African Americans.
“Don’t f–ing insult me like that,” the Queens native fumes. “You call me ‘Fredo’ it’s like I call you punk b–ch, you like that?”
The man in the video insists that he believed the anchor’s real name was Fredo.
But Cuomo, a dad of three, doesn’t buy it.
“You did not think that… stand up like a man,” he seethes. “Own what you said.”