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Tucker Carlson Ready For War With Fox Over Contract

According to a report by Axios, conservative commentator Tucker Carlson is reportedly growing increasingly impatient with Fox News over his contract. Sources close to Carlson claim that he is ready to attack the network if they do not release him from his $20 million annual contract that forbids him from working elsewhere in the industry until January 2025. Carlson has hired entertainment lawyer Bryan Freedman to negotiate his exit from the contract, with sources suggesting that he is losing patience with the network.

One source described Carlson’s team as “preparing for war” and noted that the conservative commentator “knows where a lot of bodies are buried and is ready to start drawing a map.” His allies in the media are reportedly prepared to go on the offensive against Fox, with video platform Rumble and cable network Newsmax allegedly offering to pay Carlson even more than his previous employer. Some unconfirmed reports suggest that Elon Musk has also allegedly expressed interest.

The network lost almost half of its audience in Carlson’s 8 pm time slot in the week following his firing, and ratings for the network’s other shows have also declined precipitously – especially in the 25-54 age demographic desirable to advertisers. Carlson’s show drew over 3 million viewers per night, far more than the next most popular show.

The exact reason for Carlson’s ouster has not been made public. However, media critics, including the New York Times, have pointed to leaked text messages from the anchor, specifically one in which Carlson admitted enjoying watching footage of an Antifa protester being beaten by a group despite this not being “how white men fight,” then acknowledging the protester’s humanity. Other leaked texts revealed Carlson did not believe the claim that Dominion Voting Systems was flipping votes for Democrat Joe Biden. Fox settled Dominion’s defamation lawsuit for $787 million just days before firing the anchor.

In response to the report, Freedman told Axios that the idea of anyone silencing Tucker and preventing him from speaking to his audience is beyond preposterous. The situation is ongoing, and it remains to be seen how it will unfold in the coming weeks and months. However, it is clear that Carlson’s departure has had a significant impact on Fox’s ratings and that his allies in the media are prepared to back him in his quest for contractual freedom.


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