The Daily Beast reports:
Honchos at Fox were annoyed—and in some cases infuriated—by their perception that Gaetz, in his first big television interview after the “Gaetzgate” broke, had used two different parts of his Tucker Carlson appearance to try to rope the Fox News star into the congressman’s scandal.
Multiple people at Fox described it as Gaetz seemingly trying to turn Carlson into an exonerating witness, which caused Carlson palpable discomfort on air.
The immediate internal backlash at the Fox News empire quickly rippled up the chain of command, reaching a similarly displeased Murdoch family, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Read the full article.
“It’s highly unlikely you’ll see him on again anytime soon,” one Fox News insider told The Daily Beast about Matt Gaetz.
Trump harshly critiqued Gaetz’s Tucker interview, meanwhile, asking others: “What the hell was he thinking?!” https://t.co/kYBIXyxFze
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) April 15, 2021