As of Wednesday, Bill O’Reilly is officially out at Fox News, a turn of events that has some rejoicing. Even though O’Reilly has been ousted only after it came out that he and Fox had settled at least 5 sexual harassment suits over the past 15 years ― and those claims began to hurt ad dollars ― his termination still feels like a win in the ongoing battle against sexist men with huge media platforms.
And yet Fox has announced that O’Reilly’s slot will be filled by anchor and commentator Tucker Carlson. While Carlson certainly doesn’t have any highly publicized sexual harassment allegations looming over him (a marked improvement!), he has a well-recorded history of dismissing sexual harassment and women in general.
Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, shall we?
1. He complained about Ashley Graham’s “political” Sports Illustrated cover.
“Does it really Continue reading "9 Times Bill O’Reilly’s Replacement, Tucker Carlson, Showed Off His Sexist Cred"