Kramer is an entertainer. Ignore him. Ignore Penny Stock as well. Follow your own lead or Alpha or something without conflict of interest.
The div announcement must have been on the call, don't see a news item on it. 2016 FFO going down from 2015.
No, not unless the whole market crashes. It's clear distributions will not grow and will soon be cut, but it still makes sense taxwise to hold on for LT holders.