BREAKING: Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Has Died

Matt Vespa
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Posted: May 18, 2017 8:41 AM
BREAKING: Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes Has Died

Via Drudge Report, Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes has passed away. On the site is a statement from his wife, Elizabeth Ailes:

I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning. Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary, and a loyal friend to many. He was also a patriot, profoundly grateful to live in a country that gave him so much opportunity to work hard, to rise—and to give back. During a career that stretched over more than five decades, his work in entertainment, in politics, and in news affected the lives of many millions. And so even as we mourn his death, we celebrate his life...

UPDATE: Rupert Murdoch issues statement: