21st Century Fox stock holds steady following O'Reilly firing

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Fox News' statement on the canceling of the "O'Reilly Factor" host said, "By ratings standards, Bill O'Reilly is one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news". (D-Calif.) The California congresswoman and O'Reilly have sparred more than a few times in the public eye with Waters being unafraid to speak her mind.

O'Reilly's dismissal came just a year after Fox News was mired in a sexual harassment scandal that led to the ouster of Roger E. Ailes as chairman of Fox News. The accusations, which includes verbal abuse and lewd behavior directed at employees and guests of the show, span a period between 2012 and 2016.

Over on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Kimmel shared an exclusive preview of O'Reilly's soon-to-be replacement on FOX News.

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Both sources said that O'Reilly will receive a payout, per the report, but one also said that O'Reilly will not be paid the entire amount of his contract. Their comments are ostensibly limited by a non-disclosure agreement.

O'Reilly's final episode was April 11. The channel said it was focusing on presenting its 2018 programming to advertisers and wasn't making decisions beyond that for now.

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O'Reilly spent 21 years with the Fox News Chanel, and many are speculating that a legal battle could loom over the money owed as part of a multi-year contract he signed.

"Earlier in the day, news broke that Bill O" Reilly will not be returning to Fox News after an investigation of sexual harassment allegations against him. Ailes was said to make around $20 million per year.

On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox officially fired longtime Fox News primetime star Bill O'Reilly after repeated allegations of sexually harassing women.

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I will always look back on my time with Fox with great pride in the unprecedented success we achieved and with my deepest gratitude to all my dedicated viewers. "I'm sure the oak tree said some disturbing things about young black men with their rap music and their neck tattoos, but damn it the tree had been there forever".

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