A new book by Michael Wolff, the author of "Fire and Fury," claims that Rupert Murdoch called Sean Hannity "retarded" and that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis kicked Tucker Carlson's dog. The book is full of eye-opening and at-times absurd anecdotes about the Fox News universe1.
Here are the key bullet points:
- A new book by Michael Wolff claims that Rupert Murdoch called Sean Hannity "retarded" and that Ron DeSantis kicked Tucker Carlson's dog1.
- The book is full of eye-opening and at-times absurd anecdotes about the Fox News universe, including Lachlan Murdoch's knack for anti-Trump toiletries1.
- A Fox News spokesperson dismissed the book, saying, "The fact that the last book by this author was spoofed in a Saturday Night Live skit is really all we need to know"1.
- The book has not been fact-checked by Fox News or Fox Corp, but Wolff claims that every principal character in the book, including Murdoch, was contacted for comment1.
- The book's release has raised questions about the safety of inmates in Texas prisons and the potential for violence between cellmates.
The explosive claims in Wolff's book have caused a stir in the media world, with many wondering about the veracity of the anecdotes and the impact they could have on the Fox News universe.