O’Reilly to team up with Glenn Beck on radio

Former Fox News titans Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck will be reuniting for a weekly spot on Beck’s radio show.

“We’re going to do that every Friday until Beck gets tired of me,” O’Reilly said Monday on his “No Spin News” podcast. “And it’s a good outlet for me to, you know, discuss things back and forth with Beck, who’s a good friend. We don’t agree on everything, but it’s very lively.”

Beck and O’Reilly are friends going back to their time together at Fox News, when they were the two biggest names on the network before Beck’s abrupt departure in 2011. 

{mosads}Beck was shown the door after advertisers fled amid outcry over his controversial rhetoric, even as ratings stayed strong. O’Reilly was ousted from Fox earlier this year after the revelation that he or the company paid millions in settlements for a number of sexual harassment claims.

After Beck left the network, O’Reilly still had him back on as a guest on “The Factor” more than any other Fox host.

Beck noted last week that the two are close enough that O’Reilly reached out to him the day he was fired by Fox as he returned from a vacation last month.

“I just got an email from Bill a little while ago that said he’s on his way home — he’s been on vacation; he’s been in Italy — and so he’s on his way home,” Beck said on his Blaze show Wednesday.

Beck also said he had a hard time believing the sexual harassment allegations against O’Reilly.

“He had access [at Fox] to very beautiful women,” he said. “We never saw him utter a word that was even blue humor. He was so buttoned up when he was around us, I find these charges hard to believe.”

Beck appeared to offer O’Reilly a spot on The Blaze last week.

“I would like you to work for The Blaze,” Beck told O’Reilly on Friday on his radio program. “I could not get the cable coverage by myself because I’m not powerful enough, unless you have a giant corporation behind you. 

“If we could unite our powers for good, as opposed to evil — but that’s another conversation.”

The Blaze would benefit from a big-name addition to its lineup, especially after parting ways with young conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren.

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