Garrison Keillor, former ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ host, fired for ‘improper behavior’ allegations
Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” said on Wednesday he’s been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior, according to Fox News.
Minnesota Public Radio announced Keillor’s termination in a statement Wednesday afternoon.
The statement read, in part, “Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is terminating its contracts with Garrison Keillor and his private media companies after recently learning of allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him.”
He didn’t give details of the allegation.
Minnesota Public Radio didn’t immediately respond to messages from Fox News.
Keillor retired last year from his longtime radio show, but still produced “The Writer’s Almanac” for syndication.
Read MPR’s entire statement here.