Madeline O'Reilly, born in 1998, is the oldest daughter of American TV host Bill O'Reilly and his former wife Maureen E. McPhilmy While her father Bill is a renowned journalist of CBS News and ABC News, author and television host of the show The O'Reilly Factor, her mother is a public relation executive who came to limelight after her marriage with Bill. Madeline O'Reilly also has a younger brother, Spencer O'Reilly, who was born in 2003.
Madeline O'Reilly with her father Bill O'Reilly and Kristin Chenoweth in middle
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To find more about Madeline O'Reilly and her family status continue on reading.
Madeline O'Reilly's family status
It has been around 7 years that Madeline's parents have divorced each other. The divorce was filed on the grounds that her dad had physically and emotionally tortured her mother. The divorce was reported to be settled with a huge alimony but the terms of the divorce agreements haven't been revealed.
Parents of Madeline O'Reilly
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When the divorce was underway, Madeline even vouched of the domestic violence her mother had suffered while she was married to ex-husband Bill. During the divorce trails, teenager Madeline told a court-appointed forensic examiner that she had seen her father choking and dragging her mother down the staircase by her neck.
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The brutal divorce dragged Madeline and her sibling into the Nassau County Supreme Court for 3 years during the custody battle between their parents. The 'absentee father,' as Madeline referred to Bill, lost the case and the court granted her loving mother custody of Madeline O'Reilly and her brother Spencer O'Reilly.
Bill O'Reilly's teenage daughter told authorities that he was an absentee father that had hardly done any parenting the past 11 years. https://t.co/n9NDkXeorj
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At the present, Madeline is living a quiet life with mom Maureen E. McPhilmy and step-father Jeffery Gross.
Madeline O'Reilly's mother Maureen E. McPhilmy's second marriage
After the end of an almost-18-year-long marriage, Madeline's mother decided to leave her torturous past behind and married husband Jeffrey Gross. Maureen dated the detective of Nassau Country Police Force prior to tieing the knot with him.
Maureen E. McPhilmy 's second and current husband Jeffrey Gross