Tucker Carlson on Tuesday was offered a staggering $100 million over five years by Valuetainment, a media company with a focus on the basics of entrepreneurship and capitalism, regarded as a top entrepreneurial channel among online communities.
In 2013, Patrick Bet-David CEO and founder of Valuetainment, an organization whose primary goal is to offer a blend of education, entertainment, and information and whose content includes videos, podcasts, and events.
The CEO extended the offer to Carlson via an open letter posted on Twitter.
In the letter, Bet-David stated, “Dear Tucker, I’ll get right to the point. We want you to partner with us in what we feel is a noble and necessary effort to define the future of media.”
He continued to outline the specifics of the offer, which includes a substantial equity stake in Valuetainment, the position of President of the company, a board seat to project Carlson’s strategic vision and voice, as well as his own podcast(s) and daily/weekly shows.
Furthermore, the company would produce documentaries and movies covering topics important to Carlson.
Bet-David emphasized the company’s openness to additional requests from Carlson, stating, “What else? We are all ears. Our convictions about freedom, liberty, and truth run deep and we believe we are the absolute right fit for you and America.”
Although larger media companies have also made offers to Carlson, Bet-David expressed confidence in Valuetainment’s unique proposition.
He stated, “While we may not be the biggest media company, we are a new media leader driving into the future to make truth, fair debate, and commentary more accessible, consumable, and protected.”
He concluded the letter by asserting, “We are 100% serious about our offer.”