NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: CNN Anchor Brooke Baldwin attends the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth Celebration 2016 Arrivals on November 16, 2016 in New York City. Baldwin cut a segment short Nov. 22 during her hour of CNN Newsroom after a guest used the n-word. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for L'Oreal)

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin cuts off guest for using N-word: ‘It is not OK’

Brooke Baldwin took exception to a guest using the N-word during her hour of "CNN Newsroom" Tuesday.

Baldwin cut off author Charles Kaiser as he was listing several things President-elect Donald Trump adviser Stephen Bannon allegedly said or did. 

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"Wow," she said at first. After a few moments, visibly upset, she said, "Please don’t use the N-word on my show."

Kaiser was a guest with Paris Dennard, a black Trump supporter. Dennard thanked Baldwin for asking that the word not be used on her show.

Kaiser responded, saying he doesn’t normally use the word but was merely quoting someone else.

That didn’t sit well with Baldwin.

"We’re done," she said. "The more I’ve sat here and listened to the fact someone used the N-word on the show. It’s not OK. It is not OK. Charles Kaiser -- I respect you and enjoy having you as a guest, not OK. By the way, the claim Mr. Bannon used the N-word? I I’ve never heard of this, so there is that."

TMZ reported that Kaiser posted on Facebook about the incident.

"In the heat of the moment, I said the word (racial slur) on CNN. What's worse, I think, is that I attributed its use to Bannon, rather than (Sen. Jeff) Sessions, which was a mistake," he wrote, spelling out the slur and apologizing "to all those who were offended by my use of the word."

Kaiser went on to explain why he used the word in the first place:

"(T)here is also a part of me that believes that you cannot convey the true horror of these early Trump appointments without using the actual words attributed to them. And as I said to my African-American debating opponent, I am horrified that any black person -- or any decent American -- would support Sessions' appointment as Attorney General." 

Watch the video from TMZ below.

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