Sinclair CEO: We don't have any interest in hiring O'Reilly

Sinclair CEO: We don't have any interest in hiring O'Reilly
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Sinclair Broadcast Group's CEO reportedly said the company is not interested in hiring former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly.

“We get approached by people all the time, which is probably where these reports were coming from,” Chris Ripley said during a conference call with Wall Street analysts, according to Deadline Hollywood.

“He did approach us. We do not have any interest in hiring him.”

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The comments come after a report that O'Reilly has been in negotiations with Sinclair.

O'Reilly left Fox News in April after The New York Times revealed he paid $13 million to five women to settle sexual harassment allegations.

The Times reported last month that the former anchor paid $32 million to settle a sexual harassment claim a month before Fox News extended his contract.

O'Reilly last month said he's "mad at God" in response to the allegations.

"You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I'm mad at him," O'Reilly said.

"I wish I had more protection. I wish this stuff didn't happen. I can't explain it to you. Yeah, I'm mad at him."