Tucker is getting out of Fox’s can’t compete clause by saying Murdoch broke his end of the contract. Tucker would have been silenced until 2025, otherwise.
In a letter from Carlson’s lawyers to Fox News, they argue that Carlson’s noncompete clause in his contract, which runs through 2025, is no longer valid, alleging Fox employees, including “Rupert Murdoch himself,” broke promises to Carlson “intentionally and with reckless disregard for the truth.”
The lawyers accuse Fox executives, which two sources told Axios are Viet Dinh and Murdoch, of making “material representations,” or promises, to Carlson that was intentionally broken, constituting fraud.
The revelation comes as Tucker Carlson has launched a new exclusive show on Twitter.