‘Heartbreaking’: Fox Newsers React to News of Roger Ailes Resignation


Reactions are starting to come in from big names at Fox News to the huge news today that Roger Ailes is resigning as Chairman & CEO of the network.

Former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson, whose sexual harassment lawsuit got this whole thing going, tweeted out her thanks to her supporters.

Geraldo Rivera was the first from Fox to react on Twitter:

Brit Hume, senior political analyst at Fox, has worked at the network since 1996, tweeted this reaction out:

Business Insider received a statement from Chris Wallace:

Politico got reaction from Bret Baier at the RNC:

UPDATE –– 5:24 pm EDT: More reactions below:

UPDATE –– 5:40 pm EDT: Greta Van Susteren gave this statement to TVNewser:

“He thanked us for all the work we were doing. And he said it’s been a difficult 10 days or so, and he said, ‘I’m here and I’m in charge,’” Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren told TVNewser not long after the news broke. “Everybody likes him, everybody respects him,”

[image via screengrab/Fox News]

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