“Fox Business Network has canceled its sponsorship and participation in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia. We continue to seek an interview with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman,” the network said in a statement Thursday.
A network executive told TheWrap that Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo was also out but might still go to Saudi Arabia if the kingdom grants an “unrestricted interview” with the crown prince, Mohammad Bin Salman. Last year,Bartiromo co-hosted a panel at the event with the crown prince.
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The network was the last major non-Saudi media sponsor to formally exit the event slated to take place later this month.