The New York Times on Saturday reported that former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly had settled a sexual harassment lawsuit for $32 million — and then had his contract renewed by Fox News only a month later.

O’Reilly’s spokesperson fired back with a statement soon after the news broke.

Here’s a bit of that statement in an easier-to-read format:

O’Reilly also later tweeted from his personal account, referring readers to his website and calling the New York Times article “another smear.”

While O’Reilly and the New York Times were fighting it out, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson, who charged Roger Ailes with sexual harassment and settled with 21st Century Fox Corporation for $20 million, had this to say:

That’s a lot to spend on a lawsuit only to have it leaked to the New York Times. And we’re sure it’s not the last we’ve heard from O’Reilly.

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