On Friday,announced they no longer employed journalist , amid sexual misconduct claims against him. Hours later on Friday night, his son Eric Chase Bolling died.
Eric Bolling worked with Fox News for at least ten years and was one of the hosts of the television program.
In August, the network suspended Bolling, when ajournalist Yashar Ali reported that Bolling sent female colleagues lewd text messages. He filed a -million lawsuit against Ali, alleging defamation. On Friday, Fox News announced Bolling had left. They are also cancelling Fox News Specialists.
Hours later, Bolling’s son and only child Eric Chase, asophomore, died. A family friend said the boy would be autopsied as the cause of death is not yet determined. Fox News expressed their condolences as did other journalists, including CNN’s .
The late, one of the channel founders, and another journalist were also fired from Fox News following sexual misconduct claims against them.