After his two-decade long relationship with Fox, well known conservative T.V. host Bill O’ Reilly, along with his network show “The O’Reilly Factor,” were terminated from the air. It took five allegations of sexual harassment against O’Reilly before an investigation released by The New York Times found the network paid $13 million to cover upMore - From The DePaulia
host Bill O’ Reilly, along with his network show “The O’Reilly Factor,” were terminated from the air.
A loss of advertising and protesting of the cable show pushed Fox to break off the 20 yearlong relationship.
Rather than, at least, halting production of the show when these severe claims were made by female employees.
But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today.” While Fox and O’Reilly are rejecting the claims themselves, the network is reporting the loss of its number one syndicated talk show as the end of a legacy, Rather than taking the blame for its mistakes on how it handled the sexual harassment claims.
I’m glad that these issues of rampant sexism are finally being addressed, but it’s unfortunate that it took a Trump presidency for it to happen.” Carlson left Fox with a $20 million settlement and Ailes walked away with a severance package of $40 million.