FOX News recently renewed Shep Smith’s contract. It was a disappointment to the millions of right leaning people who watch FOX News but change the channel when Shep comes on the air.
Shep just attacked the prime time shows on the network, calling them entertainment. Now he is taking an unexpected vacation. Naturally, they are saying this break was planned.
The Hill reports:
Shepard Smith announces ‘previously planned’ vacation amid Hannity, Ingraham spat
Fox News chief news anchor Shepard Smith announced Friday afternoon he was taking a “previously-planned one-week vacation” and joked that when he returns “everything will be peachy-keen & hunky-dory.”
The announcement comes just hours after fellow Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham slammed Smith as “clueless” about what the opinion side of the network does and for making “inconsiderate and inaccurate” statements about prime-time Fox programs.
Smith had previously said the opinion hosts on his network “don’t have rules” and are just meant for entertainment.
Smith’s announcement came during his 3 p.m. program, “Shepard Smith Reporting,” during a lighthearted end to an interview with “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace.
“No shooting inside the tent. Everything is wonderful,” Smith laughed as the interview with Wallace ended. “Going to take a one-week vacation that was previously planned, and be back in a week, and everything will be peachy-keen & hunky-dory. I can’t wait.”
FOX News could do us all a favor and make his vacation permanent.
He’d have a new job at CNN or MSNBC within 24 hours.