Report: Fired 'Talk Stoop' host files disability discrimination suit against NBC

Former ‘Talk Stoop’ host Cat Greenleaf has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against NBCUniversal, LX.TV, and Meredith McGinn, the senior vice president of LX.TV, reports Page Six.

Greenleaf asserts that she was released from her job in December after disclosing a relapse of severe depression, a condition she has reportedly battled for some time, notes The Cut.

The suit says the former host was dismissed without warning, even though her contract is said to have dictated that she was to receive violation notifications and be given time to correct the issue. 

According to The Cut, she was first told her firing was due to insubordination. The reason was later explained as an infraction involving her exclusivity agreement. 

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Cat Greenleaf speaks on stage during the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards at Apella on November 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Shorty Social Good Awards)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: TV personality Cat Greenleaf attends Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on November 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Autism Speaks)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Cat Greenleaf speaks at The Build Series Presents Amy Keller Laird, Emma Gray, Lauren Williams and Dana Points Discuss The #OurVoteCounts Initiative at AOL HQ on November 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2016 Scenarios Awards Gala at Prince George Ballroom on June 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Talk Stoop host Cat Greenleaf attends the 8th Annual Personal Chef Awards hosted by New York Moves Magazine held at Beecher's Handmade Cheese on April 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2016 Scenarios Awards Gala at Prince George Ballroom on June 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Talk Stoop host Cat Greenleaf attends the 8th Annual Personal Chef Awards hosted by New York Moves Magazine held at Beecher's Handmade Cheese on April 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18: TV personality Cat Greenleaf attends the Campari Calendar 2016 Launch at The Standard Hotel on November 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Killian/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2016 Product of the Year Awards at The Edison Ballroom on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2015 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfront at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 25: Cat Greenleaf attends 'Dig' Series New York Series Premiere at Capitale on February 25, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2014 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Cat Greenleaf attends the 2nd Annual Black, White, & Red Gala To Benefit Rock & Rawhide at iHeartRadio Theater on October 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actress Cat Greenleaf from ' Talk Stoop' attends the 2014 NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Upfronts at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 09: Host Cat Greenleaf attends the Bideawee Masquerade Ball at Gotham Hall on June 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Bideawee)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: TV host, Cat Greenleaf attends the 2014 Food Bank Of New York City Can Do Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on April 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Cat Greenleaf poses backstage at the Nanette Lepore fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at The Salon at Lincoln Center on February 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: Cat Greenleaf attends the Esquire 80th Anniversary And Esquire Network Launch Celebration at Highline Stages on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Cat Greenleaf attends the USA Network 2013 Upfront event at Pier 36 on May 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jennifer Graylock/FilmMagic)
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The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, reportedly states, “These purported breaches are pretext for discrimination due to her mental illness.” 

Though Greenleaf conducted her interviews with celebrities from the steps in front of her Brooklyn home, the show’s new host, Nessa Diab, will do things a bit differently. 

NBCUniversal announced on Monday that new episodes will begin airing on April 8 and “will feature a new ‘stoop’ located at 135 W 52ND, a midtown Manhattan luxury condominium, offering audiences spectacular views of New York City’s skyline.” 

Diab’s professional background includes hosting a number of MTV specials, including ‘Teen Mom Aftershow’ and ‘The Real World After Show.’ 

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