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Bill O'Reilly's Fox News Contract Protected Him from Sexual Harassment Accusations

2017-11-08T11:34:28-08:00Bill O'Reilly's Fox News Contract Protected Him from Sexual Harassment Accusations

Bill O'Reilly, the former host of The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News, was apparently so dogged by accusations of sexual harassment that he had a protection clause written into his old contract with the network. Because of the clause, Fox News couldn't fire O'Reilly for the many sexual harassment claims against him. That is, they couldn't fire him until his contract expired, which is what they did.

Via The Hollywood Reporter.

According to 21st Century Fox independent director Jacques Nasser, Bill O'Reilly had a clause in his old employment agreement with Fox News that stated he could not be dismissed on the basis of harassment allegations unless those allegations were proven in court. The revelation may help explain why O'Reilly survived so long at the cable news channel despite many settlements including

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