‘It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims’
Bill O’Reilly’s highly successful 21-year run on Fox News is over.
“After a thorough and careful review of allegations against him, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Mr. O’Reilly will not return to the Fox News Channel,” a statement from 21st Century Fox said.
Internal memo sent by Murdochs to all staff at Fox News Wednesday (Photo: Twitter/Oliver Darcy)
The news followed a report of a former Fox News employee coming forward with accusations of inappropriate behavior by O’Reilly.
O’Reilly issued a statement as he returned by plane from Italy on Wednesday: “It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims. But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today.
“I will always look back on my time at Fox with great pride in the…