An Andrew Cuomo supported his brother Chris Cuomo during a radio interview following the CNN anchor's tirade, in which he claimed that "Fredo" corresponds to the N-word.
The governor of New York also claimed that he had seen only "parts" of The Godfather because of the portrayal of Italian-Americans.
"Italian Americans are not a mafia," Andrew Cuomo told WAMC Radio. , "
Cuomo, 61, said his father, former Governor Mario Cuomo, refused to view the godparent at all.
"My father did not want to see the movie because he was anti-Italian," Cuomo said in an interview with WAMC Radio on Monday.
"I can not tell you how many people have approached me and said:" In The Godfather who are you, who are you, what character are you? & # 39; ; & Quot; Cuomo said.
The Governor's comments came after the recording of a profane rant against a Trump supporter of Chris Cuomo became viral, in which he threatened to throw the man down the stairs.
"A reference to Godfather Fredo Corleone, who was Michael's weaker, treacherous elder brother.