Fox Newshosts cover everythingfrom school shootings to international affairs. Their comments often create controversy, yet Fox frequently has top ratings. Whether theyve left the network or their careers are going strong, the most hated Fox News contributors still have major net worths.
In response to Canadian lieutenant-general Andrew Leslies idea for Canadas military to pull out of Afghanistan, Gutfeld said, The Canadian military wants to take a breather to do some yoga, paint landscapes Then he said, Isnt this the perfect time to invade this ridiculous country? They have no army.
Next:One hosts departure led to therise of her replacement.
Following Greta Van Susterens departure from Fox News, Brit Hume took over
Ratings quicklyrose a shocking 83% from the same day the previous year in key demos, with the new host brought in a recorded total of 2.4 million viewers.
Pirro spoke about Muslim-only zones in Europe with analyst Steve Emerson, who claimed, There are actual cities like Birmingham that are totally Muslim, where non-Muslims just simply dont go in. The problem: This is entirely false. Pirro had to issue a correction: There is no formal designation of these zonesin either country and no credible information to support the assertion
Next:Youll likely recognize this popular host.
Martha MacCallum on Americas Newsroom Fox News
focused on Trumps first 100 days in office the show had the most viewership in Fox News history during the time slot.
. Viewership jumped 13% in total viewers and 39% in the age-25-to-54 demo.
With Bill OReilly out (more on that soon), Tucker Carlson took over
became the highest rated hour in cable news in 2017, with Forbes deeming Carlson the king of cable news.
Next:This clueless Fox News host went on a crazy rant.
, Stacey Dash latermade a name for herselfon Fox after calling for an end to Black History Month. In 2016, the
commentator said, Either we want to havesegregation or integration, and if we dont want segregation, then we have to get rid of channels like BET where youre only awarded if youre black Its a double standard. There shouldnt be a Black History Month.
Next:This Fox News host barked up the wrong tree.
Left: Steve Doocy Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images, Right: Dont tell that to the millions of kids obsessed with
hostSteve Doocystated, Are movies like the Disney smash hit about an ice queen and her sister empowering girls by turning our men into fools and villains? It would be nice for Hollywood to have more male figures in those kinds of movies. MSNBC responded with research: Only28% of filmshad a female lead or co-lead. O
2% of those films showed more female characters than males.
Next:Viewers dont like this host, innocent or not.
Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes claimed Payne raped her. After going public, she claimed the Foxretaliated against her, reports the New York Times. The network suspended Payne while it investigated and he laterreturned. Paynes lawyer said he vehemently denies any wrongdoing.
Next:Fox News firedThe Fiveco-host forracial discrimination.
Bob Beckel reportedly made an insensitive remark andstormed outof his office when a black IT worker came to fix his computer. The IT employee is one of nearly a dozen employees who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Fox. Beckel was promptly fired from his co-host job on
Geraldo Rivera Angela Weiss/Stringer/Getty Images
Tweeting the news is a flirty business, Rivera got in trouble for defending Matt Lauer after his sexual misconduct allegations. Then, an old interview surfaced where Bette Midler claimed Rivera groped her.
Next:She served as the face of Fox News for years.
In 2013, Kelly weighed in on whether Santas race could be anything other than white.Its clearKelly felt strongly, saying, For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white Jesus was a white man, too. Kellys exit from Fox was controversial, too. Trump infamouslytweeted insultsl
, Everyone should boycott the @megynkelly show She is sick, & the most overrated person on tv.
Next:This host was so popular he got more airtime.
that Fox News added a Sunday version, according to The Wrap. The
reflect the shows success, with 2.34 million tuning in during the second quarter of 2017.
Next:Despite his controversial liberal opinions, viewers still love this host.
Fox News viewers either love or hate Shepard Smith. Fox News
Many Fox News fans voice their distaste for Shepard Smiths support of same-sex marriage, belief in climate change, and defense of CNN. Despite his liberal-leanings,
viewers. Foxrenewed their dealwith him in early 2018.
Next:This host was a top Fox News anchor for 14 years.
Greta Van Susteren Jason Merritt/Getty Images
was one of the top fivemost-watchednews shows on Fox. However, this didnt stop
. As one of their top anchors for 14 years, she tried to renegotiate her contract. But Fox chairman Rupert Murdoch wasnt happy. Van Susteren planned to leave anyway, but Murdoch pulled her off the air without the chance to say goodbye.
Next:This host got in trouble for making fun of shooting victims.
Ingrahamtweetedthat a Parkland shooting survivor was rejected by colleges seemingly to embarrass him. David Hogg Rejected By Four Colleges To Which He Applied and whines about it. (Dinged by UCLA with a 4.1 GPAtotally predictable given acceptance rates), she wrote. David Hogg tweeted her advertisers, and many dropped her. Ingraham apologized and announced a vacation. She laterreturnedto the show.
Next:The second-most delusional Fox News host.
as a primetime show (at 9 p.m.) averaged 3.5 million viewers.
However, Hannity is still one of the most controversial figures on Fox News due to his incorrect, controversial statements.
Next:Fox News fired this host for alleged sexual harassment.
Bill OReilly Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Once-popular host Bill OReilly led Fox News viewership ratings with
. He was fired from Fox News in April 2017 after The New York Times detailed his history of settling harassment claims. In October 2017, OReilly settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with Lisa Wiehl, a former Fox News legal analyst, for $32 million. The Times disclosed Fox News originally signed OReilly back on one month
the settlement, with a four-year contract for $100 million.
Additional reporting by Ali Harrison and Bridget DeMeis