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Fox News has reportedly cut ties with outspoken Trump-supporting duo Diamond & Silk.
“After what they’ve said and tweeted you won’t be seeing them on Fox Nation or Fox News anytime soon,” a source with knowledge of the split told the Daily Beast.
Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson regularly appeared on Fox News and have long been contributors to the network’s streaming service Fox Nation. The duo, who vigorously defend President Trump on social media, provided weekly videos for Fox Nation that appeared on the streaming service “like clockwork” until earlier this month, the Daily Beast reported Monday.
No new episodes have been added since April 7. Before then, the sisters never missed a week posting new episodes since December 2018. The duo last appeared on Fox News on March 6 and Fox Business Network on March 7.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker looks on during a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on April 27.
The statue of Edward Everett Hale in the Boston Public Garden in Boston wears a surgical mask and scrubs as the quarantine during the coronavirus epidemic continues on April 27.
Barry Lennon, operating partner of J. Christopher in Brookhaven, Georgia, hangs up signs to promote dine-in service at the restaurant on April 27. Gov. Brian Kemp has allowed some non-essential businesses to start re-opening in Georgia amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Betty Seward carries lettuce plants at the Cleveland Ott & Sons farm, which supplies garden centers and farm stands, in Graterford, Pa., on April 27.
Velma Mullen wears a protective mask as she walks past a sign advising park users to keep physical space between them on April 27 in Seattle.
Mannequin heads wear masks in the window of a small boutique advertising availability of masks, gloves and other pandemic necessities amid the coronavirus outbreak in Arlington, Va., on April 27.
A thank-you sign for health care workers hangs at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City on April 27.
The T-Rex Walking Club, a group of people that gather in a variety of inflatable costumes, meet in the parking lot of Elks Lodge before heading out to parade through neighborhoods in hopes of cheering up the community during the coronavirus pandemic in Ferndale, Michigan, on April 27.
A sign displays a positive message thanking frontline workers at a car wash as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 26 in Farmington, Michigan.
Pastor Emily Nesdahl leads a virtual Sunday service online broadcast due to the coronavirus disease restrictions at Peace Lutheran church, featuring drawings of parishioners taped to the pews, in Burlington, North Dakota, on April 26.
Residents listen at a “social distance” as singer/guitarist Phil Angotti performs songs from the back of a pick-up truck on April 26 in Oak Park, Illinois. Owner Will Duncan of Fitzgerald’s nightclub, a suburban music venue and restaurant shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, created a “Stay-at-Home Concert Series” to bring music from local Chicago artists each weekend to fans in suburbs close to the club.
A man reaches to grab something as he maintains distance from another man at Alamo Square Park in San Francisco on April 26.
Golfers maintain proper social distancing as they relax after playing a round at Birch Creek Golf Club, on April 26 in Union, Mo. Golf courses in Franklin County, Mo., are among a handful of businesses being allowed to reopen this weekend as the county begins to relax restrictions put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Opera singer Victoria Robertson, who has taken to performing each Sunday from the porch of her home, sings to a gathering of neighbors on April 26 in San Diego, California.
Sections of Grand Central Station are closed on April 26 n New York City.
A man sits in a window in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, on April 26.
Calvin Henry disinfects golf carts at Birch Creek Golf Club on April 26, in Union, Mo.
Gigi Gorgeous and Nats Getty speak during GLAAD presents “Together in Pride: You are Not Alone,” a star-studded livestream event highlighting the LGBTQ response to COVID-19 and benefiting CenterLink on April 26.
Cars parade during the drive-by birthday party for World War II veteran Lt. Colonel Sam Sachs, who turned 105 today, amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 26 in Lakewood, California. The planned birthday celebration inside his retirement home was cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19 but members of the community turned out on foot and in vehicles outside the home to help him celebrate. He also received thousands of cards from well wishers across the country.
Rev. Msgr. Kevin O’Neill walks down the aisle of the Cathedral of St. Helena to begin mass in Helena, Mississippi, on April 26. The Roman Catholic cathedral was one of the churches across Montana to resume services with reduced capacity and enforced social distancing as part of the state’s first phase of easing coronavirus restrictions.
A man wearing a protective mask jumps rope in the financial district of lower Manhattan in New York City, on April 26.
Members of the University of Pittsburgh marching band, play on a computer screen in Pittsburgh during a virtual Commencement for the Class of 2020, on April 26.
Hairdressers wearing face masks tend to customers at Sports Clips hair salon as businesses reopen after a shutdown in Pooler, Georgia, on April 25.
A man walks with his children at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Saturday, on April 25, in Kansas City.
Supporters of a group called “Open Texas” rally to re-open Texas businesses, schools and religious services shut down by restrictions, as they gather in a park outside City Hall in Frisco, on April 25.
San Francisco resident Maggie Gunn holds a cardboard standup of singer Tony Bennett from the window of her home across the street from the Fairmont San Francisco hotel, where hotel workers sang the song “I Left My Heart In San Francisco”, on April 25, in San Francisco.
The White House briefing room is dark and empty after the coronavirus task force did not hold a briefing on April 25 in Washington.
A Walgreens employee talks with a person in line for COVID-19 testing in Dallas on April 25. The location began testing for the new coronavirus on Friday with a drive-through process and is provided to eligible individuals at no cost. Persons wanting to be tested are asked to go online to their website to determine their eligibility. The nasal swab test is self administered with directions from a store pharmacist.
Medical workers hold signs outside NYU Langone Health hospital as people applaud to show their gratitude to medical staff and essential workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic on April 25 in New York City.
Lifeguard Aiden Alves readies his station at Huntington City Beach in Huntington Beach, California on April 25.
People wait in line at a New York State Department of Health COVID-19 antibody testing center at Steve’s 9th Street Market on April 25 in Brooklyn, New York.
Kathy Boylan receives an embrace from two strangers as she protests business closings in front of the White House in Washington on April 25.
A closed sign hangs in a local park, as One World Trade Center and Lower Manhattan on April 25 in New York.
A man and a woman ride bicycles near a sign advising people to stay away from the beach, along the Great Highway near Ocean Beach in San Francisco on April 25.
Despite caution tape blocking off a seating section, people still sit down to enjoy a spring afternoon at Brooklyn’s Coney Island, on April 25, in New York City.
Vehicles line up to receive food during a donation drive by World Central Kitchen in the parking lot of the Camden Yards Sports Complex, on April 25, in Baltimore, Maryland. World Central Kitchen conducted its food relief operation to help relieve food insecurity faced by the city’s vulnerable communities, at the request of Governor Larry Hogan.
Health care workers wearing scrubs and face masks watch as protesters hold an “Open Texas” rally at the Texas State Capitol, on April 25, in Austin.
A person in a mask walks through the glass and steel structure called the Oculus, which serves as the World Trade Center Station, a transportation hub in the heart of the 9-11 Ground Zero, in New York City, on April 25.
President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony for H.R.266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, with members of his administration and Republican lawmakers in the White House in Washington D.C., on April 24.
A sign that reads “Ramadan Kareem” is seen near the front entrance of the Masjid Al-Salaam mosque and Dearborn Community Center on the first full day of Ramadan on April 24 in Dearborn, Michigan.
Healthcare workers react to the applause at Brooklyn’s Kings County Hospital Center at a 7 o’clock ceremony during the coronavirus pandemic on April 24 in New York.
A woman is given a rose after receiving a rapid, point of care pinprick coronavirus (COVID-19) IgM and IgG antibodies test at a myCovidMD free testing center for under and uninsured people, founded by three black women doctors in Los Angeles, California on April 24.
State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, center, delivers a box of face masks to the Otay Mesa Detention Center on April 24 in San Diego, California.
Tim Bailey prepares to drive a remote-controlled model of the novel coronavirus, also known as SARS-CoV-2, during a protest against the state’s extended stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Capitol building in Madison, Wisconsin on April 24.
A COVID-19 specimen collection kit is prepared by personnel of the District of Columbia COVID-19 testing site in United Medical Center’s parking lot in Washington D.C., on April 24.
Post-it notes for first responders are posted on the wall of the Anderson Mall during the coronavirus pandemic, on April 24, in Anderson, South Carolina.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center shortly before President Trump signed an additional COVID-19 relief package on April 24.
Chains separating the back half of a public bus from the driver’s space hang to protect MTA bus drivers from COVID-19 exposure on April 24, in New York.
Food Bank for New York City volunteers hand out packages at a mobile food pantry during the coronavirus pandemic at Barclays Center on April 24, in New York.
Marietta Theater In The Square’s marquee displays “Be Safe, Stay Healthy” as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 24, in Marietta, Georgia.
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Fox News did not respond to a request for comment from the Washington Examiner.
Diamond & Silk have used their platform to spread misinformation about the coronavirus, claiming the number of coronavirus deaths in the United States has been inflated to damage Trump. Silk has questioned whether the virus was part of a “little deep-state action going on behind the scenes.”
A day after their last Fox Nation episode was posted, Twitter removed one of their tweets for violating its rules against coronavirus misinformation. The tweet called for people to expose themselves to the virus.
“Quarantining people inside of their houses for extended periods will make people sick!” they wrote.
They’ve also promoted the conspiracy that 5G technology was being used to infect people with the virus.
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