Rupert Murdoch referred to Fox News host Sean Hannity as ‘retarded’ according to new tell-all book

According to some juicy gossip in author Michael Wolff’s upcoming new book about the Fox News, Gov. Ron DeSantis may have kicked Tucker Carlson’s dog, and Rupert Murdoch called one his most popular network hosts a nasty name, The Daily Beast reported.

At one point, Wolff alleges, Rupert Murdoch took to calling his star primetime host the dreaded r-word slur.

“When Murdoch was brought reports of Hannity’s on- and off-air defense of Fox’s postelection coverage, he perhaps seemed to justify his anchor: ‘He’s retarded, like most Americans,’” Wolff writes in one chapter that notes how Hannity had pushed Fox to stick by Trump.

Read the full report over at The Daily Beast.

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