Fox News announced on Monday that right-wing prime-time anchor Tucker Carlson is departing 

Days before to the news, Fox News' parent corporation agreed to pay $787.5 million to resolve a slander

According to a prior report by CNBC, the settlement did not impose any obligations

on the company's hosts to discuss the issue or express regret.

"FOX News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways," the business stated in a statement on Monday. 

We thank him for his service to the network both as a host and, prior to that, a contributor."

Carlson won't get a send-off since his last programme aired on Friday.

 He had promised to return on Monday when he signed off on Friday.