2. When she acted as co-host of Fox & Friends for over seven years, Carlson alleges that co-host Steve Doocy “created a hostile work environment by regularly treating her in a sexist and condescending way” and “engaged in a pattern and practice of severe and pervasive sexual harassment,” including frequently belittling Carlson and treating her like a “blond female prop,” according to the complaint. … [Read more...] about Here Are the 7 Most Shocking Claims in Gretchen Carlson’s Complaint Against Fox’s Roger Ailes
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Roger began pushing the limits. There was a pattern to his behavior. I would be called into Roger’s office, he would shut the door, and over the next hour or two, he would engage in a kind of cat-and-mouse game with me — veering between obviously inappropriate sexually charged comments (e.g. about the “very sexy bras” I must have and how he’d like to see me in them) and legitimate professional advice. … [Read more...] about Leaked Excerpts of Megyn Kelly’s Book Appear to Detail Alleged Harassment By Roger Ailes
Carlson is suing Ailes (but not Fox News) over sexual harassment she allegedly faced while at the company. The former Fox & Friends co-host said that while she worked there, Ailes made numerous sexist statements, and hit on her multiple times. She claims he hindered her career after she stood up for herself. … [Read more...] about Gretchen Carlson’s Attorneys Dare Roger Ailes to Testify Under Oath
Fox touted the victory. “Mr. Ailes and his assistant did not negotiate the contract, did not hear the representations made by Leftfield about it and played no role in terminating the agreement,” outside counsel representing Fox Business said in a statement obtained by LawNewz.com. “The trial judge rejected the Plaintiff’s request to take these depositions and required Leftfield to depose the Fox employees who know something about the facts.” … [Read more...] about Fox Wins Fight to Keep Roger Ailes from Testifying in Reality Show Debacle
A word to the wise though, before you decide to record your boss, please check your state’s laws. For example, California, Connecticut, and Florida are all states which require both parties to be aware of the recording. In states where recordings are allowed, more and more people are using them in lawsuits and EEOC cases as evidence of discrimination. Legal experts say the recordings can (but not always) be used in court. … [Read more...] about Gretchen Carlson Secretly Taped Roger Ailes For a Year — Is That Even Legal?