All that pressure's got him down—Bill O'Reilly is telling Newsday that he might hang up the ol' bronzing powder when his contract runs out in two years. "Like an athlete," the non-spinner testifies, "the body breaks down after a while. There's only so much aggression you can absorb." For such a strapping populist, his violin is tiny and delicate.
"I don't need the approval of the press, but I just wish they'd stop the viciousness. It's reached a level of almost comical proportions and it does affect people around me and they do get upset. I keep it from them as much as possible, but there are some very, very bad people out there and we're dealing with those people." […]
"I don't need to do the show anymore [and] I'm as famous as I need to be. I don't like being famous. … I can't take my family and stay in a hotel, so what good is it? […]
"I never felt sorry for people like Lindsay Lohan in my life. I thought they were dopey little movie stars. Now I feel sorry for those people."
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