She’s a single father now.
“Name Her Daddy” co-host Alexandra Cooper took to YouTube late Friday night time, saying that she signed a solo cope with Barstool Sports activities to renew her smutty podcast and to inform her aspect of the cut up from her accomplice Sofia Franklyn.
Cooper, 26, mentioned Franklyn, 28, allowed her beau, HBO Sports activities govt Peter Nelson, and his “posse” of brokers and attorneys to intervene of their enterprise and are available between the one-time greatest pals.
The pair, who have been initially squaring off with Barstool earlier than turning on one another, haven’t recorded a podcast since early April.
“I’m so f–king excited to get the present again on the air and proceed to speak in regards to the blow jobs and sh–ty one night time stands,” Cooper mentioned in her YouTube diatribe.
“The joy I’ve, I want 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 will assure them a $500Ok base, plus incentives, and provides them the “Name Her Daddy” mental property (IP).
“I’ll see you f–kers on Wednesday,” she warned her “Daddy gang” on the finish of the clip.
Within 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 activities. Throughout the first 12 months with the sports activities media behemoth, Cooper made $506,000 and Franklyn obtained $461,000, in line with Portnoy.
However the blonde mentioned Nelson stored chirping that they made “means under” the business normal. (Franklyn and Nelson haven’t responded to The Put up’s requests for remark.) Cooper additionally alleges that the 38-year-old Nelson then took the lead, drafting an inventory 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 primarily advised us to go F ourselves in each single gap doable. It was terrible … that doc primarily pissed Dave off a lot.”
In accordance with Cooper, that’s when all negotiations stopped however they continued to do the podcast as Nelson began buying them round to different media firms.
After receiving different affords, the co-hosts met Portnoy on his roof-deck — however Cooper mentioned they each went in with totally different objectives. To Franklyn it was a courtesy assembly to let Portnoy know they have 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 hundreds of thousands.
“He affords us what I noticed because the world,” Cooper mentioned, evaluating it to model possession offers scored by Howard Stern and David Letterman. However she claims her co-host felt otherwise. After the assembly, “I can inform Sofia isn’t matching my stage of pleasure,” mentioned Cooper, who added that they walked residence in awkward silence, they usually didn’t reply to Portnoy for a couple of days.
In that point, which Cooper calls, “the ghost interval,” she mentioned she was making an attempt to appease Franklyn’s ever altering calls for. Throughout a painful two hour telephone name on Could 6, their divergent paths grew to become clear.
“Alex, I hate this deal. What it comes right down to is: you don’t wish to go away, and I don’t wish to keep,” Cooper recalled Franklyn saying. “Sofia mentioned, ‘the IP is a very powerful factor, nevertheless it’s not as essential to me as it’s to you, Alex. I get you suppose the IP is the end-all-be-all — however I really feel otherwise about that’ … We agreed that we valued the model in a really totally different means.”
That’s when Cooper believes Franklyn wished to sabotage the whole lot and “power me into beginning a brand new present.” She out of the blue had extra representatives together with Ben Davis, a sizzling shot agent at William Morris Endeavor, and an lawyer who stored transferring the aim posts additional away from Portnoy’s authentic supply.
“These individuals are by no means going to be f–king pleased. That is all about cash,” mentioned Cooper, including that nobody on Franklyn’s aspect appeared to care about each other aside from dollars.
In accordance with Cooper, Franklyn stored saying that Barstool was “determined” to get them again and stored asking for extra.
That’s when Cooper known as Portnoy, obtained her personal illustration that “Peter Nelson didn’t choose for me” and began hashing out a deal to return.
She additionally appeared to answer 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 enhancing the podcast and dealing with the advertising and marketing and social media.
“I selected to not share this elevate with Sofia, and I selected to do this as a result of Sofia made me really feel uncomfortable that I did extra work,” mentioned Cooper.
This announcement caps off the salacious saga which Portney mentioned, “In my 17 years of doing this, I’ve by no means handled anybody as unprofessional and disloyal and grasping 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 again to Alex Cooper and Peter Nelson go f–okay your self, you f–okay.”