Fox News journalist bill O’reilly was fired from the channel on the backdrop of allegations of harassment. In Russia, O’reilly became known for having called President Vladimir Putin a «murderer» in an interview with Donald trump.
Journalist and anchorman of the Fox News channel, bill O’reilly leaves the work place, reports the company 21 Century Fox.
«After thorough and careful consideration of the situation, the company and bill O’reilly agreed that he will not return to Fox News Channel», — stated in the message channel. Fox News the reason for the dismissal did not disclose.
According to the newspaper The Washington Post, he was fired amid accusations of sexually assaulting five women. The journalist managed to settle the conflict by payment of compensation in the amount of $ 13 million.
In Russia, the controversial journalist has become famous after during an interview with U.S. President Donald trump called Putin a «murderer.» Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has demanded an apology from the channel. In response, O’reilly said he will apologize to 2023.