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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is catching heat after he used the N-word during a live radio show on Tuesday.

Cuomo called into WAMC radio, where they discussed a recent New York Times opinion piece headlined, How Italians Became 'White." 

"They used an expression that Southern Italians were called, I believe they were saying Southern Italians, Sicilians – I'm half Sicilian – were called, quote-unquote and pardon my language, but I'm just quoting the Times: 'n*gger wops.'"

Last August, Cuomo faced backlash after a video of him cursing out a guy who called him "Fredo" was posted on social media.

"No, punk-ass b*tches from the right call me 'Fredo.' My name is Chris Cuomo. I'm an anchor on CNN," Cuomo responded. "It's a f*cking insult to your people. It's an insult to your f*ckin' people. It's like the N-word for us. Is that a cool f*cking thing?"