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Bill O'Reilly is officially out at FOX News — after a series of sexual harassment claims humiliated the news network! "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations," said a statement by parent company 21st Century Fox, "the Company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the FOX News Channel. It's a humiliating end to O'Reilly's long career as the face of FOX News, with The National ENQUIRER originally having the scoop on how the host's job was on the chopping block!
After Gretchen Carlson's bombshell allegations about sexual harassment by FOX News boss Roger Ailes, the network brass began to panic over O'Reilly's extensive list of payouts over his own sexual harassment charges. And when Megyn Kelly left the network for NBC amid the controversy, FOX executives saw that new hire Tucker Carlson was bringing in even higher ratings! "That's when Bill became expendable," said a FOX source — but there was even more heat from an advertiser boycott!
As reported earlier by The ENQUIRER, O'Reilly took an abrupt vacation from the network as executives met to decide his fate. That decision was scheduled for April 20, but it looks like ditching O'Reilly became a priority. Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson is expected to move into the 8 pm slot. "Sean Hannity prefers the 10 pm hour," said the FOX source, "so Tucker's been planning the move all week!"