Fox News: Kimberly Guilfoyle is 'under a long-term contract'

Fox News responded on Tuesday to Kimberly Guilfoyle's recent comments about being in conversation with the Trump administration for a potential communications role.

"Kimberly is a valued member of the Fox News primetime lineup, and is under a long-term contract with the network," a Fox News spokesperson told TheWrap about the co-host of "The Five."

Through a spokesperson, Guilfoyle clarified her remarks. "As I stated in the interview, I really love what I do, and my job co-hosting 'The Five' is tough to beat," she said.

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Journalist Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the Chiara Boni La Petite Robe collection during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 3, Skylight Clarkson Sq on February 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Zang Toi during New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 on February 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Fox News anchor, Kimberly Guilfoyle (L) and director at Shin Advisors, Susan Shin attend Jason Binn's birthday celebration at Megu at Dream Downtown on January 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for DuJour )
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: �ox Hosts Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino and Greg Gutfeld sit on the panel of Fox News Channel's 'The Five' as pundit Bob Beckel rejoins the show at FOX Studios on January 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Fox Host Kimberly Guilfoyle sits on the panel of Fox News Channel's 'The Five' as pundit Bob Beckel rejoins the show at FOX Studios on January 17, 2017 in New York City. � (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12: Ronn Torossian,�nd Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the JetSmarter x Material Good VIP Event Hosted By Talent Resources at Material Good on December 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for JetSmarter)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) - Food & Wine Gala on November 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Melissa Francis, Kimberly Guilfoyle and Gigi Stone Woods attend The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) - Food & Wine Gala on November 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Celebration of the Launch of the Plukka and Artoriz Pop-Up Boutique at Plukka and Artoriz on October 25, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends 'Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole' Anthony Scaramucci Book Party on October 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20: Sonja Morgan (L) and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend Stuart Weitzman And Quest Invite You To Celebrate The New Look At The Exclusive Re-opening Of The Madison Avenue Flagship Store on October 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Stuart Weitzman)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Zang Toi Front Row September 2016 during New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 Studios on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Official Vivienne Tam SS 2017 After Party at The Skylark on September 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Cheryl Casone and Kimberly Guilfoyle pose backstage at the Taoray Wang fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Dock, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Taoray Wang)
BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 20: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the 2016 Michael Bolton Charities Fundraiser, 'An Evening Under the Stars' at a Private Estate on August 20, 2016 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 10: (L-R) Ainsley Earhardt, Mike Bub Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend 10th Annual Summer Social to Benefit Special Olympics NYC at Marquee on August 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JULY 23: TV Personality Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Armarium's Missoni Launch With Ottavio Missoni at the home of Marigay McKee and Bill Ford on July 23, 2016 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 18: Kimberly Guilfoyle, Zang Toi (designer) attends the launch of Guilfoyle's cover issue of 25a Magazine at The Hunt & Fish Club on April 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Sands/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC at BGC Partners, INC on September 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)
WATER MILL, NY - JULY 25: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the 22nd Annual Summer Benefit and Auction 'Circus of Stillness' at The Watermill Center July 25, 2015 in Water Mill, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the 2014 New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children Fall Benefit at Metropolitan Club on November 17, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: (L-R) 'FOX & Friends' co-hosts Steve Doocy as Captain America, Kimberly Guilfoyle as Wonder Woman, Tucker Carlson as The Incredible Hulk and Maria Molina as Bat Girl attend 'FOX & Friends'' 2014 Halloween Celebration at FOX Plaza on October 31, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: New anchor Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the 'Fury' New York premiere at DGA Theater on October 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Kimberly Guilfoyle attends the Vivienne Tam fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on September 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
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According to the Mercury News, Guilfoyle told the Bay Area News Group on Monday that she is open to leaving her current gig in order to join Trump's team, which could even involve replacing Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

"I'm a patriot, and it would be an honor to serve the country," Guilfoyle is quoted as saying in the report. "I think it'd be a fascinating job, it's a challenging job, and you need someone really determined and focused, a great communicator in there with deep knowledge to be able to handle that position."

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Guilfoyle, who was married for four years to former San Francisco mayor and current Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, was presumed to be a finalist for the role of press secretary before Trump went with Spicer.

Trump offered a measured endorsement of Spicer during an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro on Saturday. The president said his press secretary is "doing a good job, but he gets beat up."

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