Leaked footage from filming Tucker Carlson The Fox Nation show saw the former Fox News host smash the network’s streaming platform.
The footage got into the network of leaked observers. Media matters and shows how Carlson is talking on the phone with an unknown person, while on the set of his Tucker Carlson today program.
The conversation appeared to coincide with Carlson’s interviews with controversial influencers. Andrew Tate, whose misogynistic views went viral last year, months before he was arrested in Romania as part of a human trafficking and rape investigation. While the video is undated, Media Matters noted that Carlson’s interview with Tate aired in August 2022.
“I don’t want to be a slave to Fox Nation, which I think people don’t watch anyway,” Carlson said during a speakerphone call. “We’re here because, you know, I’m in the US media right now talking to an exile in Romania and welcoming him back to the fraternity of journalists.”
The back and fourth seemed to refer to what Carlson was going to wear for the interview.
“Yeah. It would help us if you were wearing a sweater, because we asked him not to wear a suit,” an unknown voice said on the phone. “Like he panicked about this, and we said:” You do not need. Tucker will look casual. That’s what our show looks like. Is that okay?”
“I mean it’s on a late night show and I want it to look official. I don’t want this to sound like bro talk. If you understand what I mean?” Carlson said.
An unidentified speaker on the phone insisted that if the interview went on for more than 45 minutes, it would be uploaded to Fox Nation.
“But no one will watch it on Fox Nation. Nobody watches Fox Nation because the site sucks. So I would really like to just put it all on YouTube,” Carlson said. But anyway, that’s just my point of view. I’m just disappointed – this site is hard to use. I don’t know why they don’t fix it. It drives me crazy. And they kind of make Lifetime movies, but they don’t work with the site’s infrastructure. Like what? This is madness. And it drives me crazy because we do all this extra work and no one can find it.”
“It’s incredible, really. I don’t know who runs this site,” Carlson said irritably.
An unidentified person over the phone explained to Carlson that a “significant” portion of the interview would be shown on Tucker’s Fox News show. Tucker Carlson tonightin the hope that it will attract the audience to watch the full episode on Fox Nation.
“I know, but we’re doing our job. We work like animals to produce all this content and the people in charge of it, whoever this guy is – whatever his name is, like they’re ignoring the fact that the site is down and I think that’s like a betrayal. . our efforts. I feel. So, of course, I am outraged by this,” Carlson said.
Fox Nation produces many shows featuring Fox News stars as well as Nancy Grace, Kelsey Grammer, Roseanne Barrand actor Kevin Costner.
When Carlson signed a new deal with Fox in 2021, he expanded his presence on Fox Nation with documentaries and a flagship show. Tucker Carlson today – Broadcast three times a week. That is, until it was ousted from the network last week.
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