Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dies At Age 77

Matt Drudge is reporting that Fox News founder and former chairman has died at the age of 77. Ailes resigned from the network last year after multiple women came forward with claims of sexual harassment. Ailes’s wife has issued a statement:

I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning. Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary, and a loyal friend to many. He was also a patriot, profoundly grateful to live in a country that gave him so much opportunity to work hard, to rise—and to give back. During a career that stretched over more than five decades, his work in entertainment, in politics, and in news affected the lives of many millions. And so even as we mourn his death, we celebrate his life…

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