She’s a single father now.
“Call Her Daddy” co-host Alexandra Cooper took to YouTube late Friday evening, asserting that she signed a solo cope with Barstool Sports to resume her smutty podcast and to inform her facet of the break up from her accomplice Sofia Franklyn.
Cooper, 26, mentioned Franklyn, 28, allowed her beau HBO Sports government Peter Nelson and his “posse” of brokers and attorneys to intrude of their enterprise and are available between the one-time finest associates.
The pair, who had been initially squaring off with Barstool earlier than turning on one another, haven’t recorded a podcast since early April.
“I am so f–king excited to get the show back on the air and continue to talk about the blow jobs and sh–ty one night stands,” Cooper mentioned in her YouTube diatribe.
“The excitement I have, I wish Sofia had that day on [Barstool founder] Dave’s [Portnoy] rooftop,” she mentioned of the now notorious assembly the place Portnoy supplied Cooper and Franklyn a sweetheart deal that might assure them a $500Ok base, plus incentives, and provides them the “Call Her Daddy” mental property (IP).
“I’ll see you f–kers on Wednesday,” she mentioned on the finish of her clip.
In the 30 minute video, Cooper mentioned the in-fighting began as they started renegotiating the second 12 months of their three-year contract with Barstool Sports. During the primary 12 months with the sports activities media behemoth, Cooper made $506,000 and Franklyn obtained $461,000, in accordance to Portnoy.
But the blonde mentioned Nelson saved chirping that they made “way below” the trade normal. (Franklyn and Nelson haven’t responded to The Post’s requests for remark.) Cooper additionally alleges that the 38-year-old Nelson then took the lead, drafting a listing of calls for the ladies sought from Barstool, which included a assure of $1 million every, a much bigger piece of their merchandise income and giving them the mental property rights.
“Dave Portnoy told us to go f–k ourselves in every single hole possible. It was awful . . . the document essentially pissed Dave off so much.”
According to Cooper, that’s the place the talks stopped and when Nelson began purchasing them round to different media corporations.
The co-hosts then met Portnoy on his roof-deck saying they each went in with totally different targets. To Franklyn it was a courtesy assembly to let Portnoy know they had been leaving whereas Cooper mentioned she went in with an open thoughts. That’s when Portnoy prolonged the deal, which he mentioned would have netted them thousands and thousands.
“He offered what I consider the world,” Cooper mentioned. But she claims her co-host felt in another way. At the assembly, “I can tell Sofia is not matching my level of excitement. I wanted to shake Dave’s hand right on the rooftop,” mentioned Cooper, who added that they walked dwelling in silence, and so they didn’t reply to Portnoy for a couple of days.
In that point, which Cooper calls, “the ghost period,” she mentioned she was trying to appease Franklyn’s ever altering calls for. During a painful two hour telephone name, their divergent paths turned clear.
“Alex, I hate this deal. What it comes down to is: you don’t want to leave, and I don’t want to stay,” Cooper recalled Franklyn saying. “Sofia said, ‘the IP is the most important thing, but it’s not as important to me as it is to you. You think the IP is the end-all-be-all but I feel differently about that’ . . . We agreed that we valued the brand in a very different way.”
That’s when Cooper believes Franklyn wished to sabotage every thing. She all of the sudden had extra representatives together with Ben Davis, a scorching shot agent at William Morris Endeavor, and different attorneys who saved shifting the objective posts additional away from Portnoy’s authentic supply.
“These people are never going to be f–king happy. This is all about money,” mentioned Cooper, including that nobody on Franklyn’s facet appeared to care about each other apart from dollars.
According to Cooper, Franklyn saved saying that Barstool was “desperate” to get them again and saved asking for extra.
That’s when Cooper known as Portnoy, bought her personal illustration that “Peter Nelson did not pick for me” and began hashing out a deal to return.
She additionally appeared to reply to Franklyn’s allegation that Cooper stabbed her within the again. Cooper admitted to touchdown a elevate independently of Franklyn within the first 12 months as a result of she merely did extra work together with modifying the podcast and dealing with the advertising and social media.
“I chose not to share this raise with Sofia, and I chose to do that because Sofia made me feel uncomfortable that I did more work,” mentioned Cooper.
This announcement caps off the salacious saga which Portney mentioned, “In my 17 years of doing this, I have never dealt with anyone as unprofessional and disloyal and greedy as [the two women].”
On Instagram, Portnoy confirmed Cooper’s information, saying he doesn’t hate Sofia however couldn’t resist one final dig at Nelson.
“It’s all now back to Alex Cooper and Peter Nelson go f–k yourself, you f–k.”