It was revealed last week that Fox News and host Bill O’Reilly settled sexual harassment complaints brought forth by five women against the conservative commentator.
A reported $13 million in settlement fees were paid.
As of Tuesday this week, 18 advertisers on the “The O’Reilly Factor“ had jumped ship, many going to other Fox News Channel programming.
For his part, O’Reilly maintains his innocence, saying it was as a father that he chose to settle with the women and that in his 20 years at FOX, no complaints had been filed against him with human resources, even anonymously.
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