US political commentator Tucker Carlson, Fox News separate
Monday, April 24, 2023
Today, Fox Media announced was no longer working for it.
Carlson had hosted a cabletalk show on Fox News, , since 2016. The most recent episode aired on Friday.
"We thank him for his service to the network as a host," a Fox Media spokesperson said. Carlson's program is set to be replaced by a new show, Fox News Tonight, hosted by various people.
Days ago, Fox News settled a US$787.5 million in damages; Fox News did not say whether the settlement prompted Carlson's dismissal.lawsuit brought by by agreeing to pay
The Dominion lawsuit centered on Fox News' claims the 2020 United States presidential election was fraudulent. In a court filing announcing the settlement, Fox said: "We acknowledge the Court's rulings finding certain claims about Dominion to be false."
Dominion had obtained group chat messages from Carlson, Donald Trump., and . In those messages, Carlson said he "passionately" hated then-President
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