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Bill O'Reilly is Officially Out at Fox News Channel

20 April 2017, 07:01 | Myron Mathis

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Dana Perino, who has been filling in for O'Reilly since he announced an extended break earlier this month, announced that he was no longer with the network. "You have also been loyal, and we can't tell you how much that means to everyone on 'The Factor'".

Whether O'Reilly's absence from Fox will change the direction of the conservative movement, Jon Fleischman, conservative blogger from Orange County said mostly not. O'Reilly has maintained his innocence. The books in his "Killing" historical series, including "Killing Lincoln" and "Killing Reagan", have consistently sold 1 million or more copies in hardcover, a rare achievement in publishing, and his platform on Fox enabled him to promote his work. "I wish only the best for Fox News Channel".

"It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims", he said in the release.

In April, The New York Times reported that five women were paid a collective $13 million by O'Reilly and Fox News for agreeing to not file lawsuits or speak publicly about allegations that he harassed them. He thanked his viewers and noted the success Fox had achieved.

New York Magazine and The Wall Street Journal reported O'Reilly's forthcoming demise, but the final decision still came as something of a shock.

But after The New York Times report, advertisers including BMW of North America, Allstate Corp, French pharmaceuticals maker Sanofi SA and T Rowe Price, pulled their advertising from O'Reilly's primetime show. Eric Bolling, a regular presence on The Five, will take the 5 p.m. slot. Fox's panel show, The Five, will switch to 8 p.m. from its 5 p.m. position. Martha MacCallum, who has been hosting a seasonal special called The First 100 Days, is expected to continue at 7 p.m.

O'Reilly has been the host of The O'Reilly Factor since 1996.


He called O'Reilly "the biggest star in the 20 year history at Fox News", but said that some female staffers at the network had grown "uncomfortable" with the idea of him staying on board.

The decision to turn O'Reilly loose appears to have been made between Tuesday and Wednesday by the Murdochs, the family who control the operations of Fox News parent 21st Century Fox.

Meanwhile, on vacation in Rome Wednesday, O'Reilly shook Pope Francis' hand.

O'Reilly's departure from Fox News marks a stunning end to a near ideal marriage.

Fox News has cut ties to "The O'Reilly Factor" host Bill O'Reilly, 21st Century Fox confirmed in a statement Wednesday. Such allegations drove Roger Ailes from the company. Ailes has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.

We'd like to address questions about Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox News.



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