Alleged racial comments, including accusations of ongoing harassment from Comptroller Judith Slater, included: all black men are “women beaters” who want to harm white people.
Fox has yet to comment on the matter.
The news network has also attracted criticism for O’Reilly’s rumoured payoff, an amount that CNN reported to be in the “tens of millions” - a sum many consider to be distasteful considering the nature of his dismissal.
O’Reilly’s expulsion follows that of ex-Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, who resigned last year amid allegations of sexual harassment.
Gretchen Carlson, a former Fox News Anchor, raised a lawsuit against the ex-CEO, describing unwanted sexual advances and a sabotaging of her career when she turned Ailes down.
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