FOX Information favourite Juan Williams stated he’s “apprehensive” and feels “not nice” as he examined constructive for coronavirus – forcing The 5 to tape remotely.
Fox Information favourite Juan Williams has examined constructive for Covid-19Credit score: John Lamparski/Getty Pictures
The 5 is ready to tape remotely amid Williams’ analysisCredit score: John Lamparski/Getty Pictures
“I’m not nice however I’m not dying or something. I’m apprehensive about myself and my household,” Williams stated.
He added: “I’m simply apprehensive about my well being and my household at this juncture.”
As Williams – a Fox Information analyst and columnist for The Hill – spoke about his analysis, The 5 is to begin taping remotely.
The present might be distant “for the foreseeable future,” a spokesperson from Fox confirmed in an announcement to The Solar.
The 5 will tape remotely ‘for the foreseeable future,’ a spokesperson statedCredit score: John Lamparski/Getty Pictures
Williams stated he is ‘apprehensive’ and ‘involved’ after his Covid-19 analysis
“Because the begin of the pandemic, FOX Information Media has carried out strict company-wide protocols adhering to all CDC and state tips, together with common testing of all in studio on-air personalities, masks mandates and each day well being assessments for all staff coming into the constructing,” Fox stated.
“We’ll proceed to take all vital precautions to make sure the protection of our workers, together with broadcasting The 5 by way of house studios for the foreseeable future,” the corporate added.
Williams had taped a reside episode of The 5 in Fox’s Midtown Manhattan headquarters on Wednesday afternoon – only a day earlier than his analysis was revealed, in accordance with The New York Times.
Williams stated he is ‘apprehensive about my well being and my household’Credit score: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Pictures for Hollywood Reporter
He had been on trip on November 18 and returned to work simply 4 days in the past, on Monday.
Sources instructed The Occasions Williams obtained his constructive take a look at on Thursday afternoon.
He was absent from the Thursday night episode of The 5.
Different hosts on the present appeared remotely.
Williams has been essential of Trump’s dealing with of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He is usually been the liberal voice on The 5 – an outlier from the opposite majority conservative-leaning hosts.