Fox News has been plagued with scandal after scandal regarding sexual harassment cases.
In the wake of a report claiming Fox News host Bill O’Reilly settled several sexual harassment cases by paying out millions over the years at Fox news, the network was slammed with another shocker on Monday.
According to New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman and others, Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the network, former chief Roger Ailes, and the co-president of the network Bill Shine.
BREAKING: Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky files sexual harassment suit against Fox News, Roger Ailes & current co-president Bill Shine
— Gabriel Sherman (@gabrielsherman) April 3, 2017
In the suit, Roginsky alleges that Ailes attempted to coerce her into a sexual relationship in exchange for a co-hosting gig on the afternoon panel show “The Five.”
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) April 3, 2017
Ailes resigned from his post in 2016 in the middle of a sexual harassment lawsuit from former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson. Ailes reportedly received a $40 million payout to leave the network.