Bill O’Reilly will receive a payout of tens of millions of dollars from 21st Century Fox when he leaves the broadcasting network, sources say.
The controversial cable news host was ousted from his job at Fox News on Wednesday amid mounting accusations of workplace sexual harassment. The network will pay him a portion of his $25-million-per-year contract when he leaves, two well-placed sources told CNN.
21st Century Fox and Mr O’Reilly’s representatives would not comment on the payout due to confidentiality agreements.
Mr O’Reilly signed a new, larger contract on 1 March of this year, which was set to