Bill O’Reilly is stepping out of the spotlight for a moment.
Addressing viewers of The O’Reilly Factor on Tuesday, the Fox News staple announced that he’ll be MIA from his nightly talker while he treats himself to a little vacation:
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“Last fall, I booked a trip that should be terrific, [but] I’m not going to tell you where it is,” O’Reilly said, adding that viewers can visit to his website to submit their guesses as to where he’s going. (My guess? This social media experiment won’t end well.)
As you might expect, many are questioning the timing of O’Reilly’s vacation. Amid recent reports that he and Fox News paid $13 million in sexual harassment settlements, advertisers have been pulling out of The O’Reilly Factor in droves.
But it’s not a permanent vacation: A Fox News spokesperson has confirmed to TVLine that O’Reilly will return to the Factor on Monday, April 24.
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