A certain former Fox News host was abruptly shut down after he shared his thoughts on NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live! Chrissy Teigen clapped back at Bill O’Reilly after he mocked her husband John Legend, who starred as Jesus in the production.
During the performance last night, O’Reilly tweeted, “Watching JC Superstar on NBC. Who knew Jesus of Nazareth ran a tattoo parlor? Geez.” Without skipping a beat, Teigen replied, “Yes the shop specializes in coverups that aren’t 32 million dollars.”
In October last year, the New York Times reported that O’Reilly paid a $32 million settlement to former Fox News analyst Lis Wiehl after she accused him of sexual harassment. Her allegations against O’Reilly included repeated harassment in addition to sending images of gay porn and other “sexually explicit material” to her.
Prior to that, the Times reported that O’Reilly and Fox News’ parent company, 21st Century Fox, paid five women who’d worked with the TV host in some capacity a total of $13 million in settlements for sexual harassment allegations. The money reportedly prevented them from taking legal action or publicly discussing the incidents, which allegedly ranged from verbal abuse and inappropriate sexual comments to unwanted advances.