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Jul 7, 2016

Fox boss sued for sexual harassment

Fox news anchor Gretchen Carlson says Fox fired her because she would not sleep with Roger Ailes.

Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson is suing Fox CEO Roger Ailes for “very consistent and very pervasive” sexual harassment. Carlson’s 2pm show was dropped from the lineup last month. The network alleges it’s because her show had low ratings, but she says it’s because she refused Ailes’ sexual advances.

Ailes said in a statement:

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