Exiled from his Republican propaganda home of the last two decades, former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly now streams web news from his house. This morning — without the slightest hint of irony — he announced that he would be doing a show on the “constant allegations of bad behavior by powerful men.”
One of his accusers quickly took him to task for it. (Tweet below.)
Gretchen Carlson was also a host at the network for the latter part of O’Reilly’s tenure, and she was among the many women who accused both O’Reilly and the late former news director Roger Ailes of sexual harassment.
Amidst O’Reilly’s ouster, it was revealed that Fox News had paid out $32 million in legal settlements to women who together accused the host of decades of serial sexual harassment.
Even as he insists that he is being unfairly defamed, O’Reilly has yet to offer an explanation of why so many women had to be paid so much money to address so many similar claims.
So if O’Reilly is now addressing “constant allegations of bad behavior by powerful men,” Carlson knows exactly where he should start: