United States ( Mckoy’s News) – Roger Ailes dead at 77: In a news statement, Elizabeth Ailes, the wife of Roger Ailes, founding CEO and former chairman of FOX News – announced that Ailes died on Thursday morning, May 18.
“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…” She said.
Other News reports are that Ailes fell at his Palm Beach, Florida home eight days ago and became from complications of a blood clot.
Roger Ailes allegedly fell into a coma on Wednesday night as a result of the blood clot from his fall, and he died early Thursday morning.
Ailes who founded and built Fox News was fired from Fox in 2016 after multiple allegations of him sexually harassing female staff at FOX News.