Fox News Addresses Bill O'Reilly's Exit On Air — But Fails To Mention He's Walking Away With MILLIONS!
You didn't actually expect Bill O'Reilly to be pushed out of Fox News without a golden parachute, did you?
The veteran anchor officially departed from the cable news network earlier this week, after advertisers abandoned The O'Reilly Factor over his sexual harassment scandals.
The network spent several million dollars to buy the silence of O'Reilly's accusers — but apparently, that money could have been better spent on paying the political pundit's astounding exit fee!
Multiple sources confirmed to CNNMoney that O'Reilly signed a new contract, worth about $25 million per year, right before being overthrown.
And while the controversial commentator won't be paid the full amount of what he was owed, he'll still walk away with "a staggering amount."
It's unknown exactly how much money the disgraced anchor received, as a confidentiality agreement limits what 21st Century Fox and O'Reilly's team can say about the payout.
The sources claimed the contract extended through the next presidential election, until the end of 2020 or the start of 2021, but also incorporated language that gave Fox