Apr 1, 2017 - Economy

Bill O'Reilly, Fox News have paid out millions on harassment complaints

Richard Drew / AP

Bill O'Reilly and Fox News have paid roughly $13 million over the years to women who've accused him of sexual harassment and verbal abuse, according to a new investigation by the New York Times' Emily Steel and Michael Schmidt.

O'Reilly's show raked in $446 million in advertising between 2014-16, and the host makes $18 million a year. Those who've received payments from Fox News or O'Reilly, per the NYT:

  • Rachel Witlieb Bernstein, a junior producer
  • Andrea Mackris, a producer
  • Rebecca Gomez Diamond, a host on Fox Business
  • Laurie Dhue, a Fox News anchor
  • Juliet Huddy, a personality on Fox News
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