Wednesday, April 19, the company is 21 Century Fox, which owns Fox News channel, announced the dismissal of bill O’reilly, host of the author’s program «the O’reilly Factor». The journalist has worked on TV 20 years and was considered its «face».
The reason for the dismissal of the lead was suspicion of sexual harassment of women. «The company and bill O’reilly agreed that he will not return to Fox News channel», — stated in the message.
In early April, the newspaper the New York Times reported that O’reilly-or rather, Fox had paid $ 13 million for the settlement of lawsuits filed by women against the leading. After publishing about 50 sponsors and advertisers refused to place ads in the program O’reilly coming out in Prime time.