On Wednesday, the pugnacious conservative received the endorsement of Fox's most highly placed fan, President Donald Trump, who called O'Reilly "a good person" in an interview with the Times on Wednesday. A bombshell report in the New York Times details payouts from O'Reilly and Fox News totaling 13 million dollars, given to six women who complained that O'Reilly sexually harassed them. 21st Century Fox released a statement Saturday in which it said it "takes matters of workplace behavior very seriously" and stood behind O'Reilly's denial of the merits of the claims.
"Do you really want to take advice on cultural trends from a pervert - a certified sexual harasser - such as O'Reilly?"
I don't know Bill personally, however, I did make two prominent appearances on his television show, the second of which is regrettably the only time I have ever gone on television to "spin" - which is kind of hilarious given the show's "No Spin Zone" nickname.
Several companies have pulled ads from O'Reilly's Fox News show "The O'Reilly Factor". O'Reilly has denied wrongdoing and said he supported the settlements so his family wouldn't be hurt. On Thursday, more than 40 companies had said they weren't running commercials on O'Reilly's show, according to CNN, which has maintained a count.
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The report about O'Reilly comes less than a year after Fox News' former chairman Roger Ailes was ousted following a sexual harassment lawsuit.
The network's top-rated show averaged 3.7 million viewers on Monday night and 3.8 million on Tuesday. Robinson said an advertising boycott was more hard to organize against Limbaugh because he receives more support from local companies in individual markets. But while the advertisers' moves may send a strong signal to consumers, so far, it is unclear whether there will be any long-term negative impact on either Fox News or "The O'Reilly Factor". Angie's List spokeswoman Cheryl Reed said the company has a contract with Fox that doesn't specify which Fox program its ads will air on, but the company, which offers crowd-sourced reviews of local businesses, has no plans to change its ad buy. These included a Fox News favorite MyPillow, SimpliSafe home security system, and the drug Entyvio (owned by the pharmaceutical company Takeda).
Fox News aside, Waters had one final target, aiming her pointed remarks at the woman charged with advising her father on women-friendly policy, who told CBS Tuesday not to "conflate lack of public denouncement" of her father's misogynist words "with silence". O'Reilly later apologized for what he called "dumb" comments.