Glenn Beck Out at Fox News: Keith Olbermann, Piers Morgan React
"One should presume Lonesome Rhodes Beck will attempt to start his own All-Beck TV/radio enterprise like the original Howard Stern model," Tweets Olbermann.
Twitter lit up after Glenn Beck announced the end of his daily show on Fox News Channel.
Wrote Piers Morgan, who hosts Piers Morgan tonight on CNN, "1st @kingsthings then Regis, @katiecouric, Meredith, and now Mr Beck..at this rate I'll soon be longest serving daily US host."
Keith Olbermann, who stepped down from his own MSNBC show -- and will soon debut on Current TV, wrote, "One should presume Lonesome Rhodes Beck will attempt to start his own All-Beck TV/radio enterprise like the original Howard Stern model."
He added later, "On the other hand, Beck asking Tea Partiers to PAY for anything may be a dangerously bad business decision," and also Re-Tweeted several followers, including one who wrote, "Huge fan-miss you on air, can't wait for the Current TV gig. Apparently Beck needed to free up some time to watch…."
Joy Behar joked about his next on-air move. (Beck has named his possible replacement.)
"Glenn Beck is leaving Fox. Where's he gonna go? The Oprah Network? I give him 20 minutes alone in a room with @Rosie," she Tweeted about her former View co-star.
Richard Roeper quipped, "Glenn Beck to leave Fox News. Announcement causes immediate, drastic fall in stock price of chalkboards, Hitler graphics and bottled crazy."