FOX ENDS DRUDGE TV SHOW

By: Staff reports

Network Releases Web Gossip Columnist From Contract

(Hollywood Reporter) Even the shouting is over between Matt Drudge and Fox News Channel, who signed off Thursday on a parting agreement that precludes parting shots from either side.

Thursday’s announcement that Fox News Channel has released Drudge ‘by mutual consent’ was an anticlimactic end to a gleeful war of words that erupted last weekend after Drudge refused to do his live Saturday night show because Fox executives told him he could not misuse a photo of a 21-
week-old fetus.

Fox News got the apology it had been demanding and that Drudge had been resisting since Tuesday and, in return, Drudge dodged the threatened lawsuit for breach of contract and possible monetary damages.

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