Two days ago, embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly announced he would take a two-week vacation, an unusually long absence for him.
Recently, The New York Times reported that O’Reilly and Fox News had settled five lawsuits against O’Reilly dating back to 2002. The amount paid to the women filing the complaints was estimated at $13 million.
After the five settlements were reported, the O’Reilly Factor lost more than half its advertisers within a week; almost 60 companies withdrew their television advertising from the show amid a growing backlash against O’Reilly.
In front of the backdrop of what is quickly becoming known as the “O’Reiley scandal” we have asked your friends and neighbors how big of a problem they think, sexual harassment in the workplace is.”