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Will Greta Van Susteren Return to Fox News or CNN?

”This may be a good time to take a break and watch from sidelines,“ the veteran anchor tweets after leaving MSNBC

Greta Van Susteren’s announcement that she and MSNBC were parting ways after a six-month stint as host of “For the Record With Greta” was received with disappointment from her colleagues and fans alike, many whom asked what was the next stop on her career path.

Back to Fox News, where she hosted “On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren” for 15 years? Not likely. As she told her Twitter followers on Friday, “I had a clause in my contract that permitted me to [walk away] within a certain time frame and the end time had approached.” She added, “It is really odd for me to look back to exactly one year ago and how different our lives at Fox were from right now.”

Then maybe a return to CNN, where she was a legal analyst co-hosting “Burden of Proof” alongside Roger Cossack? Nope. “I just don’t see that happening…I don’t see them interested in me or me interested in them,” she said.

Van Susteren isn’t looking back but instead forward, calling herself “just an average Jane anchor” looking for facts wherever they may be.

She has a book coming out November 14 about social media and is excited about an app in the works, which she says will be available sometime this summer. In the meantime, she’s stepping back and getting a new perspective of the news industry.

“Right now the news environment is quite chaotic,” she wrote. “It has occurred to me w/all fighting in the media/politics right now that this may be a good time to take a break and watch from sidelines. … And frankly there are so many exciting things to do besides tv news …I am determined to succeed on this project https://www.gofundme.com/ct-Liberia.”

Van Susteren is fresh off the success of a Go Fund Me campaign that helped a young Liberian man get life-saving surgery to remove tumors that filled his skull, disfigured him and was destroying eyesight. She is now reaching out in hopes of raising money to send Liberia a CT scan so doctors and diagnose patients earlier.

Meanwhile, she told concerned fans, “Don’t feel sorry for me, I am fine. Feel sorry for someone who loses a job and has no savings and no options.”

And for the trolls out there who cheered about her MSNBC exit, she simply said: “Insult received. You win. Now help me with this gofundme.com/ct-Liberia.”