Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes died Thursday morning at 77.
Today America lost one of its great patriotic warriors. Roger Ailes. For Decades RA’s has impacted American politics and media.
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) May 18, 2017
Love and prayers to Beth and Zach. R.I.P Roger – you changed television as we know it. https://t.co/1vjhGFQaDc
— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) May 18, 2017
TMZ reports exclusive details:
Roger Ailes — architect of FOX News — has died, and TMZ learned his passing came days after a serious fall.
Sources tell TMZ Ailes fell at his Florida home 8 days ago and hit his head. We’re told Ailes fell unconscious and his condition went downhill. Our sources say he fell into a coma Wednesday and died Wednesday night.
Ailes was suffering from numerous and serious health problems, which we’re told contributed to his death.
Elizabeth Ailes says, “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.”
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