Sean Hannity's Fox News Show Losing Advertisers Over Roy Moore Coverage

Andrew Cummings
November 13, 2017

"We worked with our media partner and FOX news to stop our ad from airing during the Sean Hannity Show", the Vermont beverage company Keurig wrote in response to a user's complaint on Twitter Saturday.

The most troubling of allegations, according to The Washington Post who published the story on Thursday, claims that Moore had inappropriate sexual contact with a then 14-year-girl named Leigh Corfman while in his early 30s. The #BoycottKeurig hasthtag is now trending on Twitter and you can find some fun videos of people destroying their coffee makers if you've got some time to kill today. In covering the allegations, Hannity―along with one of his guests, attorney Mercedes Colwin―questioned the motives of Moore's accuser, speculating that she might have been lying and that she might be doing so for money.

Advertisers are beginning to flee Sean Hannity's Fox News show after its skeptical coverage of the child sex accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.


Subsequently, three sponsors including Realtor.com, Eloquii, and Keurig, all dropped their advertisements due to the comments.

"Every single person in this country deserves the presumption of innocence", Hannity said.

Keurig, meanwhile, said in a tweet to the head of the liberal group Media Matters for America that the company is pulling its ad from Hannity's show. "The only people that would know are the people involved in this incident".


It's not entirely clear if this means Keurig is only pulling ads from Hannity's radio show but will continue to advertise on TV during "Hannity". Some of the sponsors have pulled advertising in the wake of the criticism. At no time did Hannity defend Moore, and instead said Moore should step aside if the allegations are true.

O'Reilly made his first return appearance on Fox in September, when Hannity interviewed him.


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