Fox News Fires ‘The Five’ Co-Host Bob Beckel Over Racist Comment
Variety ^ | May 19, 2017 | Brian Steinberg
Posted on 05/19/2017 9:00:55 AM PDT by Zakeet
Fox News Channel is parting ways – again – with Bob Beckel, the co-host of its primetime program, “The Five.”
“Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” the network said in a statement.
Beckel leaves after Fox News made “The Five” part of its primetime lineup just a few weeks ago, part of an effort to realign the most-watched part of its schedule after O’Reilly’s departure last month. Despite its name, the show employs more than five co-hosts, all of whom rotate in across various nights. Juan Williams, another Fox News political analyst with Democratic leanings, is expected to appear more regularly on the show, which also includes Jesse Watters, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Kimberly Guilfoyle as co-hosts.
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… and now they need a new idiot …
Surprised they fired him. Racist comments are usually no big deal for liberals.
But he was liberal commentator?
Please, someone tell him his career is over. He keeps showing up like a bad penny
Now if they could only get rid of Juan, Dana and Gutfeld let KImberly go to the WH and give Waters his own primetime show.
To: chief lee runamok
That explains why I never saw him on the dance floor while watching Soul Train.
Bye bye Bob ….
To: No Socialist
Wut did he do? Call Juan the “N” word? Typical lib though. They think they can get away with it. Missed this time. Never did like beckel. It appeared that he and Jesse might be close to duking it out at any moment too.
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