On March 16, Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced an extension of remote work for its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic through at least Labor Day, writing that “the health and safety of our workforce has remained my priority.“
A Fox host now says that Murdoch’s memo should be disregarded and hosts should immediately return to a shared studio to “send a message.”
The Five went socially distanced in December after host Juan Williams reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. The network continues to broadcast conspiratorial coverage regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and basic public health precautions, even while the company has internally taken the deadly pandemic seriously.
Here is host Greg Gutfeld denouncing potential “legal BS” and declaring that it’s high time to get back into the studio.