The 40-year-old had written a daily column for the web outlet since 2021 nevertheless it was paused in August whereas the publication investigated allegations he used a pseudonym and supplied colleagues cash for sexual materials.
Wootton beforehand stated he had made “errors of judgment” up to now however branded the “legal allegations” as “merely unfaithful”.
On Thursday, the mother or father firm of MailOnline stated that it had determined to terminate Wootton’s column and contract.
Following occasions this week, DMG media can verify that Dan Wootton’s freelance column with MailOnline, which had already been paused, has now been terminated, alongside together with his contract
A spokesperson for DMG Media stated: “Following occasions this week, DMG Media can verify that Dan Wootton’s freelance column with MailOnline, which had already been paused, has now been terminated, alongside together with his contract.”
Wootton’s column was initially paused whereas the publishers of MailOnline and his earlier employers at The Solar newspaper stated they have been trying into allegations made towards the New Zealand-born star.
On Wednesday, Wootton was suspended from GB Information together with Fox after the actor-turned-politician made a collection of remarks about Ava Evans, the political correspondent for on-line information web site Joe, together with asking: “Who would wish to shag that?”
Following the dialogue on Dan Wootton Tonight, the presenter apologised “unreservedly” for a “very unlucky lapse in judgment” in a follow-up put up to an earlier apology, which recommended he ought to have apologised for what was stated through the broadcast.
The published prompted an inside investigation by GB Information and a probe by regulator Ofcom, whereas Ms Evans stated she had obtained an apology from the broadcaster.
On Thursday, Ms Evans instructed Good Morning Britain that her direct messages on social media are stuffed with “astounding” threats.
She added: “I’m deeply embarrassed by all of it and I’m appreciative for everybody who has very kindly stood up for me, nevertheless it’s kind of the opposite facet of it, which is half of the feedback are very beautiful and supportive, and the opposite facet are very threatening.”
A number of politicians have since come ahead to specific their opinion after the scenario unfolded on Wednesday.
Former prime minister Gordon Brown stated Wootton and Fox “have gotten to be saved off of the air”, whereas regulator Ofcom must have “extra tooth” to take care of problems with requirements, whereas showing on Sky Information’ Politics Hub with Sophy Ridge.
Tradition secretary Lucy Frazer at first declined to sentence Fox’s remarks, however later described them as “unacceptable”.
Scotland First Minister Humza Yousaf branded Fox a “vile neanderthal” following feedback he made in regards to the feminine journalist.
Fox, whose earlier performing credit embrace Gosford Park and Elizabeth: The Golden Age, later posted a press release on X, previously often called Twitter: “Simply so we’re clear.
“I’d reasonably scrub bathrooms for the remainder of my days and retain my dignity. Than shill for money and alternative, solely to compromise completely every little thing which actually issues in life.
“I’ve made many tens of millions over time and I gave them as much as battle a battle I didn’t wish to battle. So for those who suppose that some half baked pile on goes to cease me.
“Suppose once more. I’m really free.”
Representatives for Dan Wootton have been contacted for remark.