Glenn Beck Pays Off $27,000 Worth of Layaway Items at Local Texas Walmart

LOS ANGELES, December 11, 2018 – As reported by The Dallas News​ and other media outlets, Premiere Networks syndicated personality Glenn Beck paid off $27,000 worth of layaway items at a North Richland Hills Walmart in Texas on Saturday, December 8, just two days before the final payments were due. 

Joining a growing trend of celebrities playing Santa this season, Beck said he was inspired by actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry, who paid off all the layaway accounts at two Atlanta Walmart stores.  Beck and his family, who were on the way to a Christmas party, broadcast via Facebook live as they walked into Walmart and met with the layaway department to pay each account individually.  In the video, Beck challenged other conservative media personalities, including Mark Levin, Steven Crowder and Bill O’Reilly, to do the same.  

“You don't have to spend the money that Tyler Perry or I spent,” Beck told his radio listeners on Monday. “You can just go in and just give $100, or $50, or $10. You are not going to believe what a difference it makes.”

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Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, The Glenn Beck Program features Beck’s unique blend of modern-day storytelling and insightful views on current events. The program airs weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon ET.  His quick wit, candid opinions and engaging personality have made The Glenn Beck Program one of the highest-rated radio programs in America and TheBlaze TV, one of the world’s largest streaming video networks. One of America’s leading multimedia personalities, Beck has achieved the extraordinary feat of having #1 New York Times bestsellers in both fiction and non-fiction. Beck also stars in live stage shows, and is the editor of and the publisher of, which receive millions of visitors a month. In 2018, TheBlaze and CRTV merged to create Blaze Media, one of the nation’s largest independent media companies with products and programming spanning cable and satellite TV, subscription video on-demand podcasts, digital print, and other distributed publishing. 
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