Shepard Smith

Conservative TV Host

Shepard Smith - Conservative TV Host

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  • In the summer of 2013, according to multiple sources, Shepard Smith approached Fox News president Roger Ailes about publicly coming out. The anchor was eager to finally acknowledge his sexuality. Ailes informed Smith that the network’s famously conservative audience would not tolerate a gay news anchor. Ailes’ answer was definitive: Smith could not say he’s gay. The discussion worried enough Fox executives to prompt Smith’s removal, in September 2013, from the channel’s prime-time lineup. According to a Fox insider with direct knowledge of negotiations, Smith’s desire to come out was a large factor in the dramatic move.

Shepard Smith Marital History

DateTypeSummary
1993DivorceShepard Smith and Virginia Donald divorced in 1993 with no children after 6 years of marriage