Fox fires Bob Beckel from "The Five"

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  1. jr7543

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    Token "liberal" was on leave for painkiller addiction. To be replaced (for now) by rotating hosts including Geraldo and Juan Williams. Stern used to play a tape of Beckel saying "fuck" on Hannity, thinking they were in commercial. I remember he really pissed Howie off one day, can't remember why? Anyone?
    Fox also fired Sarah Palin...both equally useless
     
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    I hear that on Sirius driving home sometimes. That show is truly bad, but still better than MSNBCs best.
     
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    Aww, I kind of liked Beckle. The Five is a good show.
     
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    i would watch the five.



    if the sound was off, and they only showed kim
     
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    Gunky loves the show mostly for the hot chicks...listening on radio kinda defeats the purpose, no?
     
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    too much cabbage?
     
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    i used to watch the five once in awhile. i actually stopped because i couldn't stand that piece of shit beckle. i don't watch tv to listen to the kind of shit that flowed out of his fucked up mind. it was kind of funny when he'd explode in anger or fake outrage, but he never had that heart attack on air. :nocheer:
     
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    I remember that Beckel dissed Howie on air one day, and Stern went ballistic the next day. Can't remember the details. Somebody here should remember?
     
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    Interesting...I had back surgery 3.5 weeks ago and was on Percocet for 2 weeks until the prescription ran out........My physician and I agreed not to refill the Oxycontin. It does a heck of a job cause once I went off the pills, I have some aggravating pain, but will work through it using Advil.


    http://money.cnn.com/2015/06/25/media/bob-beckel-out-at-fox-news/

    Fox News releases Bob Beckel over his 'personal issues'

    Bob Beckel, a Fox News host who has struggled with prescription drug addiction, was let go Thursday in a move that a top executive blamed on Beckel's "personal issues."

    Beckel, a former Democratic consultant who had become the most prominent left-leaning voice at the conservative cable news outlet, had been off the channel for several months. In March, Fox News said that Beckel was off the air recovering from back surgery. Beckel said on Twitter at the time that he hoped to return soon to "The Five," Fox's highly rated evening panel show on which he often served as the lone liberal commentator.

    A month later, the channel released a statement indicating that Beckel had checked into a rehab facility to receive treatment for a prescription drug addiction.

    The addiction appears to have been a factor in Fox's decision to part ways with Beckel. Bill Shine, the channel's executive VP of programming, said that patience with Beckel had run out at the channel.

    "We tried to work with Bob for months, but we couldn't hold The Five hostage to one man's personal issues," Shine said. "He took tremendous advantage of our generosity, empathy and goodwill and we simply came to the end of the road with him."

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    I like The 5 and liked Beckel. Those other guys would just gang the fuck up on him. I really like Gutfeld.
     
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    Didn't know who he is, had to look him up.

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    bamn, that's too bad, old beckle was the best part next to the tits & ass.
     
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    Daymm Andrea and Kim....Daner too

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    andrea dates some rocker badboy, that dirty slut:cool:
     
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    The one on the left is developing early onset Cankle-itis.

    Still would hit, though. :coffee:
     
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    Fox fired Beckel because of his substance abuse issues, and because of that he hasn't been on the show in months. thats too bad, Beckel is way better than his stand-in f'n Juan Williams
     
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    That's too bad. Beckel was an entertaining, crusty, old-school Democrat who did have some good insight into political campaigns. He also was not shy about making politically incorrect comments
     
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    I bet Beckel has some good stories to tell.