Geraldo Rivera is speaking out about his recent resignation from Fox News and how his firing was influenced by an unfavorable relationship with another anchor of The Five.

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Three weeks after Geraldo Rivera announced his departure from Fox News, the political commentator gave more insights regarding the decision. The Fox News journalist, who joined the network in 2001, spoke on “The View” on Thursday and recounted having a “toxic relationship” with one of “The Five” co-hosts.

As a part-time panelist on “The Five,” Rivera represented the liberal viewpoint in debates with the conservatives Jesse Watters, Bret Baier, Sean Hannity, and Jeanine Pirro. Rivera avoided naming the ‘The Five’ co-host with whom he had an issue. When questioned about it, he just laughed it off.

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The 80-year-old broadcaster added that Fox News proposed to let him continue on the network and complete the remainder of his contract, but he chose to leave the organization completely. “If you fired me from the No. 1 show, then I’m going to quit,” Rivera said he told executives. “I thought it was very unfair that in our disputes, he was always favored.”

“I also thought it was very unfair that I was not judged objectively in our disputes, but rather that he was always favored,” he explained. “I was the one, suspended three times. My appearances, I had two, three appearances scheduled weekly, then bi-weekly, then monthly, then they kind of disappeared, they were canceled in the last day right before I was supposed to go on. So, I was really ticked off.”

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Rivera did go on to say that he was talking about a male cast member on The Five and not Jeanine Pirro when pressed by The View co-host Joy Behar, adding, “I love Jeanine.” However, in conclusion, he said, “Everything came to everything. Now I’m not mad at anybody. Now I’m a free person.”