Roger Ailes dead at 77

WTVG - Multiple media outlets, including Fox News, are reporting that Roger Ailes has died.

Ailes is the former chairman of Fox News.

He was 77-years-old.

Ailes wife issued this statement to The Drudge Report.

"I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning," his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement. "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."

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