Tucker Carlson, one of Fox News’ most prominent hosts, is leaving the network, according to an announcement made by the channel on Monday. While some reports claim he was fired on orders from Murdoch over a discrimination lawsuit, the network stated that the separation was mutual, and the reason for his departure is still unknown.
Carlson has been a fixture on Fox News for over a decade, starting as a contributor in 2009 and later launching his own primetime show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, in 2016. He became the network’s most-watched host last year, with an average of 3.32 million viewers, and was especially popular with the 25-54 age demographic.
While some have criticized Carlson’s controversial views, others appreciate his willingness to take on difficult topics and bring alternative perspectives to the mainstream. He has been praised for his efforts to expose government corruption, media bias, and corporate greed, as well as his ability to connect with everyday Americans.
Regardless of one’s opinion of Carlson, his departure is sure to leave a significant gap in Fox News’ lineup. However, the network has stated that it will rotate personalities in the 8 pm ET slot until a permanent host is selected.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding his departure, many of Carlson’s fans are wishing him the best as he moves on to new opportunities. They are confident that he will continue to be a strong voice for truth and justice, no matter where his career takes him next.