"But that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today", he said.
As pressure built up, the Murdoch family, which controls 21st Century Fox, chose to let go of O'Reilly after reviewing the results of an internal investigation that found multiple women had reported inappropriate behavior by O'Reilly, according to the New York Times.
In the wake of his firing Wednesday, former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly maintained that sexual harassment claims against him were not true, calling his dismissal over the allegations "tremendously disheartening".
The channel's majority owner is Fox News Channel parent company 21st Century Fox.
Wednesday afternoon officially marked the end of an era for 21st Century Fox, as longtime political commentator Bill O'Reilly has parted ways with Fox News.
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All right, so now the good news is that renewable source are getting cheaper", he said referring to the low price of solar. "And so coal was still much cheaper than solar".
Fox News' statement on the canceling of the "O'Reilly Factor" host said, "By ratings standards, Bill O'Reilly is one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news". A confidentiality agreement limits what the two sides can say. O'Reilly has maintained his innocence.
Ailes was paid more than $40 million on the way out.
Colbert also took a moment to offer consolation to O'Reilly's fans.
Palin has not spoken openly about why her contract was not renewed at Fox.
Asked by CNN's Jake Tapper on "The Lead" about her role as a Fox News Channel contributor, Palin said, "Well, I think the key there is that you said I "used" to be with Fox - I used to be with Fox".
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Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart go head-to-head on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. "He is an incredibly talented broadcaster who raised the bar for interviewers everywhere".
Margaret Hoover, who was once a regular contributor on "The O'Reilly Factor" and is now a CNN political analyst, said Thursday on CNN that she sometimes felt like a "blonde backdrop for O'Reilly's opinions" on the show.
It is unclear what Mr O'Reilly will do next - or if he will contest the terms of his exit.
Color of Change's executive director Rashad Robinson said, "The settlements were particularly challenging for any corporate advertiser to defend".
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It seems most picked up on a comment management made about the company being close to passing 100 million subscribers in total. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 89,502 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,036,861.32.