A former anchor at Fox News has filed a lawsuit against the CEO of the cable and satellite news television channel Fox News, accusing him of sexual harassment.
Gretchen Carlson, who once hosted “The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson,” alleged in the lawsuit, filed Wednesday in New Jersey’s Superior Court, that she was fired because she refused to have sex with Roger Ailes.
Carlson “refused to sleep” with Ailes and “reported disparaging treatment in the newsroom,” including a “sexist and condescending” way her co-host, Steve Doocy, dealt with her.
“Ailes has unlawfully retaliated against Carlson and sabotaged her career because she refused his sexual advances and complained about severe and pervasive sexual harassment,” the complaint read.
When Carlson (pictured below) met with Ailes to discuss the discriminatory treatment to which she was being subjected, Ailes stated: ‘I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago…