Fox News Renewed Host Bill O’Reilly’s Contract One Month After His $32 Million Harassment Settlement

Bill O’Reilly

Just six months after Fox News head Roger Ailes was ejected from his lofty position at the conservative news network, prime-time host Bill O’Reilly agreed to pay a $32 million settlement to a network analyst over new sexual harassment allegations.

That’s $32 million to one person.

According to The New York Times, Fox News was aware of the woman’s complaints.

This was at least the sixth such agreement O’Reilly or the network had agreed to in order to quell such allegations against O’Reilly.

One month later the network renewed O’Reilly’s contract to the tune of $100 million over four years.

The obvious question remains: why was O’Reilly allowed to remain in the workplace after so many expensive settlements?

Read the full account at The New York Times.