Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight 

Fox News 'Preparing' To Cut Bill O'Reilly Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Fox News is "preparing to cut ties" with Bill O'Reilly over the personality's sexual harassment allegations, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Sources close to the negotiations tells the publication "People close to the situation say that 'a final decision on Mr. O'Reilly's fate could come as early as the next several days."

A second source tells CNN that "representatives for Fox and O'Reilly have begun talking about an exit."

O'Reilly's fate is expected to be finalized at a board meeting for Fox News' parent company, 21st Century Fox, on Thursday.

The allegations against Bill O'Reilly have been around for years. However, things have steamrolled after the New York Times reported that five women were paid a collective $13 million by the cable news network.

The 67-year-old host is on "vacation" and has claimed his only fault is that he's an easy target.

"The worst part of my job is being a target for those who would harm me and my employer, the Fox News Channel," he wrote when the sexual harassment allegations surfaced.

"Those of us in the arena are constantly at risk, as are our families and children. My primary efforts will continue to be to put forth an honest TV program and to protect those close to me."


Fox News has released a statement sealing O'Reilly's fate.

"After a thorough and careful review of the allegations," it reads, "the Company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel. This decision follows an extensive review done in collaboration with outside counsel."

April 19, 2017 |

Related Posts
  Bill O'Reilly Vows To Fight 'Left-Wing Cabal' in First Interview Since Exit
  Bill O'Reilly Says He Was 'Shaken' By Fox Exit and Truth Will Come Out
  Bill O'Reilly: 'Disheartening' To Leave Fox News Over 'Completely Unfounded Claims'
  Stephen Colbert and Alter-Ego Say Goodbye To Bill O'Reilly
  Bill O'Reilly Going On 'Vacation' Amid Sexual Harassment Controversy
  John Oliver Buys Ad on 'O'Reilly Factor' to Teach Trump About Sexual Harassment
  Alec Baldwin Plays Both President Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly on 'SNL' Skit
  Bill O'Reilly Apologizes For Mocking Maxine Waters About Her 'James Brown Wig'
  Bill O'Reilly Balks At Russia's Demand For Apology: 'Check In Around 2023'

© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback


Tom Cruise Says 'Top Gun' Sequel To Start Filming Soon
Nicki Minaj Confirms Getting Close with Nas But Adds 'I'm Celibate'
Colbert Asks Kevin Spacey About Reality Being Crazier Than 'House of Cards'
Conan's Donald Trump Calls Putin To Discuss Orbs & Israel
Jim Carrey: It Was A Great Character But It's Not Me Anymore
Jennifer Lopez In Spandex Dancing with James Corden In Toddlerography
The Roots Reenact Bachelorette's 'Whaboom' Guy On 'Tonight Show'
'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot Plays Box of Lies with Fallon
Former James Bond Star Roger Moore Dead at 89

Latest Photos (bikini babes)


Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta