Fox News host Sean Hannity closed his show on Monday night by saying that the “lies” about him are “not true” in an apparent attempt to push back on reports that he is planning to leave the network.
“By the way, special thank you to all our friends in the media that were tuning in tonight, maybe for the first time. And all the lies you’ve heard about me are not true,” he said just before ending his show.
Hannity’s comment follows a Daily Beast report that he is looking to leave Fox News now that Bill Shine is resigning as co-president. Hannity has also been accused of inappropriate behavior by a former Fox News guest who said Hannity did not invite her back on his show after she declined his invitation to his hotel room.
Fox News also pushed back on reports that Hannity is looking to leave the network on Monday, calling the report “completely untrue.”
The Fox host on Monday evening tweeted a link to a story reporting that he is not looking to leave Fox News. He said that the article was “true” and hinted he may address the matter on Monday night.
If I have anything to say about @FoxNews I will say it tonight at 10 est. All I'll say now is this is true. https://t.co/VNN4MJ1udd
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) May 1, 2017