Don Lemon Slams Fox News’ ‘Morals & Integrity’ Over O’Reilly Scandal: ‘Hypocrisy Much?’
After it was revealed that Bill O’Reilly was offered another Fox News Channel contract one month after he settled a $32 million sexual harassment claim, CNN host Don Lemon had some “hypocrisy” to call out.
In the latest O’Reilly bombshell, the New York Times revealed today that the former leading cable news host was offered a $25 million yearly contract, all while Fox News was “aware of the woman’s complaints about Mr. O’Reilly.”
Lemon used this massive report to slam his competing network, tweeting, “Brought to you from the network that constantly criticizes other networks on morals & integrity. Hypocrisy much?”
— Don Lemon (@donlemon) October 21, 2017
Despite all their in-house sexual misconduct allegations — O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Charles Payne, Eric Bolling being a few — Fox News hosts and contributor Tomi Lahren, Tucker Carlson, and Sean Hannity have still used the Harvey Weinstein scandal to lecture the mainstream media and Hollywood.
As for the Times’ piece on O’Reilly, the paper reported that Fox News attempted to hide the settlement and keep the extremely popular host — all while the fallout of the Ailes harassment related ousting was still hovering over the network.
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