This intercourse podcaster says she acquired screwed — by her greatest pal.
Sofia Franklyn, one half of the “Name Her Daddy” podcast, broke her silence concerning the sordid drama behind the breakup of her smutty present and friendship together with her co-host Alexandra Cooper, 26.
On Tuesday afternoon, the 28-year-old took to her Instagram tales to accuse Cooper of stabbing her within the again whereas they had been renegotiating their contract with Barstool Sports activities. Franklyn additionally claimed they regarded for out of doors offers to learn their followers.
“I discovered that Alex had gone behind my again and achieved one thing. And I discovered it wasn’t the primary time. And that’s why we’re right here. I trusted Alex. I really feel betrayed,” Franklyn mentioned within the video.
Cooper, Franklyn and Franklyn’s boyfriend — HBO Sports activities honcho, Peter Nelson — didn’t reply to The Submit’s requests for remark. Barstool declined to remark.
The Submit reported that Cooper and Franklyn, who had been attempting to get out of their contract with Barstool Sports activities as a result of that they had different profitable presents on the desk, had turned on one another. In the course of the schism was Nelson, who was allegedly purchasing them round although they had been nonetheless beneath contract. His affect was reportedly mentioned to be driving a wedge between the chums, who hadn’t recorded a podcast since early April.
On Sunday evening, Barstool Sports activities founder Dave Portnoy commandeered their podcast to handle the dispute, together with jaw-dropping allegations that Cooper and Franklyn, who declare poverty on their podcast, really pulled in practically $500,000 of their first yr. He mentioned he additionally supplied them a sweetheart deal that Cooper wished to just accept however Franklyn was balking at.
Franklyn addressed the controversy immediately on Tuesday, in a video message to followers.
“There’s been a whole lot of loopy s – – t being thrown round and a few of it’s true, a few of it’s false,” she mentioned. “Alex and I created ‘Name Her Daddy‘ collectively. March of 2018 we created it, the 2 of us. And at the moment, we had been greatest buddies, roommates, arguably like sisters. Then we took the present to Barstool Sports activities.”
Franklyn acknowledged that Barstool Sports activities was chargeable for turning them into an in a single day success, however she and Cooper wished to discover different choices for a lot of causes — one among which was for the advantage of their fan base, which is called the “Daddy Gang.”
Franklyn mentioned the pair regrets how they went about their enterprise dealings, however she claims they had been desperate to return to Barstool. That’s why they took a gathering with Portnoy, who then prolonged the lover deal.
“That is the place the story will get extraordinarily f - - ked up,” she claimed, including that Cooper went behind her again however didn’t provide any particulars.
“I’m keen to do ‘Name Her Daddy’. I actually am. I simply can’t do it beneath the circumstances that she needs,” she mentioned, claiming “she is demanding that she controls the present.”
She continued: “We’re companions. We’ve all the time been that means. We’ve all the time been 50/50, and so it’s put me in a particularly robust place. So right here we’re.”
She then thanked her followers, who caught by her.
“I can’t even put into phrases how a lot it has meant to me… I bear in mind once I give up my job for all of us to change into a household or a gang or no matter, and I might be eternally grateful. You guys are the rationale I’m right here.”
Franklyn, nonetheless, remained mum on accusations that Nelson — who lots of their followers are accusing of ruining the podcast — was behind the drama and didn’t even point out his identify.