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Fox News Sends Tucker Carlson Cease and Desist Letter Over Twitter Show

Fox News has sent Tucker Carlson a cease and desist letter over his newly created Twitter show.

The wildly popular pundit has released two episodes of “Tucker on Twitter,” gaining over 169 million views.

Carlson was abruptly pulled off the air by Fox News in April, despite being the network’s most popular personality — by far.

Axios obtained a copy of the cease and desist letter, which they report said “NOT FOR PUBLICATION” in bold at the top.

“Fox is continuing to pay Carlson, and maintains that his contract keeps his content exclusive to Fox through Dec. 31, 2024,” the report explained. “Carlson is making a First Amendment argument for posting on Twitter, and asserts that Fox has committed material breaches of his contract.”

The next episode of the show is scheduled to drop on Tuesday, according to Carlson’s executive producer Justin Wells.

“Next Episode of Tucker on Twitter coming Tuesday: Tucker’s response to the indictment of President Donald Trump,” Wells tweeted on Sunday.

Harmeet Dhillon, a lawyer who represents Carlson, told Axios, “Fox News continues to ignore the interests of its viewers, not to mention its shareholder obligations.”

“Doubling down on the most catastrophic programming decision in the history of the cable news industry, Fox is now demanding that Tucker Carlson be silent until after the 2024 election,” Dhillon continued. “Tucker will not be silenced by anyone … He is a singularly important voice on matters of public interest in our country, and will remain so.”

Dhillon also tweeted about the attempted muzzling, writing, “For all the friends who have been asking ‘why don’t we see you on Fox anymore?’ — This is why. I am passionately committed to free speech and a free flow of information necessary for a free society. Until Fox stops trying to silence Tucker, it’s not a place for me. And I feel for my friends working at the network which has clearly caved into pressure from some quarter to silence @TuckerCarlson . What you are seeing on Fox today is a censored version of the news. Keep that in mind as you make your viewing and your commenting choices.”

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