1. Carlson alleges that Ailes told her she would have been more successful at Fox News if she had entered into a sexual relationship with him. “I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago and then you’d be good and better and I’d be good and better,” Ailes allegedly told her, adding that “sometimes problems are easier to solve” that way. … [Read more...] about Here Are the 7 Most Shocking Claims in Gretchen Carlson’s Complaint Against Fox’s Roger Ailes
It should not come as a surprise that there are also allegations of Ailes offering to boost Kelly’s career in exchange for sex acts, offers she always declined. The harassment apparently turned into physical abuse in January 2006, when Kelly says that Ailes “crossed a new line — trying to grab me repeatedly and kiss me on the lips.” She claims that after she fought him off, “he asked me an ominous question: ‘When is your contract up?’ And then, for the third time, he tried to kiss me.” … [Read more...] about Leaked Excerpts of Megyn Kelly’s Book Appear to Detail Alleged Harassment By Roger Ailes
Gretchen’s program The Real Story got beat by CNN during the recent month of June in the all-important 25-54 demographic and had the narrowest margin of victory over CNN of any FNC show for the second quarter of 2016. Additionally, The Real Story was the network’s lowest-rated program in both June and in the second quarter with Adults 25-54. … [Read more...] about Gretchen Carlson’s Attorneys Dare Roger Ailes to Testify Under Oath
Leftfield wanted Ailes and his assistant to testify in the case. In a letter to the judge, they called the media mogul “the key decision-maker” in the purchase of the reality show. Their request was turned down Wednesday, however. New York State judge Barry Ostrager confirmed to The Wrap in a Wednesday report that Ailes wouldn’t be deposed “at this time.” … [Read more...] about Fox Wins Fight to Keep Roger Ailes from Testifying in Reality Show Debacle
The question that many people will have — is it legal to just record your boss in secret? The answer is that it really depends where you live. Since Fox News is based in New York City, Carlson likely recorded the conversation here. New York State is a one-party consent state which means Carlson is in the clear criminally. N.Y. Penal Law §§ 250.02 makes it a crime to record or eavesdrop on a conversation unless you are a party. It appears Carlson was a party. … [Read more...] about Gretchen Carlson Secretly Taped Roger Ailes For a Year — Is That Even Legal?