Watch Brian Williams Cover O’Reilly’s Departure, Wondering If People Could Have Foreseen This

Curtis Houck | April 20, 2017
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The awkwardness for viewers of MSNBC’s The 11th Hour on Wednesday had to have been through the roof as host Brian Williams tried to tiptoe his way through covering Bill O’Reilly’s axing from the Fox News Channel. This awkwardness, of course, has to do with Williams’s own scandal from 2015 that led to his own downfall from NBC Nightly News

Williams turned to the O’Reilly sexual harassment matter just past the 11:30 p.m. Eastern mark, reporting that O’Reilly was “gone from Fox News” and read statements from both 21st Century Fox and O’Reilly.