Tag Archives: Gretchen Carlson

Nicole Kidman To Play Former Fox Anchor Gretchen Carlson In Movie About Roger Ailes Sex Abuse Scandal

Variety reports: Nicole Kidman is in talks to play former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson in Annapurna’s upcoming drama about disgraced former Fox News chief Roger Ailes and the women who brought him down. Kidman will join Charlize Theron, who will portray former network host Megyn Kelly. Jay Roach is directing, with “The Big Short” scribe Charles Randolph penning the ...

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Miss America Scraps Swimsuit Competition [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Miss America is scrapping its swimsuit competition and will no longer judge contestants based on physical appearance, the organization announced Tuesday. “We are no longer a pageant,” Gretchen Carlson, the first former Miss America to be named chair of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, said on “GMA.” “We are a competition.” In place ...

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Here’s The Fox News Apology To Gretchen Carlson

“21st Century Fox is pleased to announced it has settled Gretchen Carlson’s lawsuit. During her tenure at Fox News, Gretchen exhibited the highest standards of journalism and professionalism. She developed a loyal audience and was a daily source of information for many Americans. We are proud that she was part of the Fox News team. We sincerely regret and apologize ...

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Fox News Settles Sexual Harassment Suit, Will Pay Gretchen Carlson $20M And Offer Public Apology

Settling so quickly means that the evidence was overwhelming. Variety reports: The Murdochs appear intent on putting the Ailes saga behind them as they move into the last stretches of an election and an attempt to corral crucial anchors, such as Megyn Kelly, to re-sign with the network. Now the company has agreed, on behalf of Ailes, to settle Carlson’s ...

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DRUDGE SIREN: Roger Ailes Out At Fox News

Matt Drudge’s rarely used and infamous red siren is blaring. Via CNBC: Roger Ailes has resigned from his role as CEO of Fox News Channel, the company said on Thursday. Rupert Murdoch will assume the role of Chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, the company said. Embattled Fox News CEO Roger Ailes stands accused ...

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New York Post On Roger Ailes Scandal: What The Fox!

From what I can tell this is their first story about the Ailes scandal. They write: Roger Ailes’ 20-year reign as the boss of cable TV’s No. 1 news outlet could soon be coming to an end as he negotiates his departure from Fox News Channel. Ailes, 76 — who built Fox News into an influential, $3 billion business — is ...

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REPORT: Uproar At Fox News As Network Stars Threaten To Walkout Over Ousting Of Roger Ailes

According to an “exclusive” reported tonight by Matt Drudge, top on-air personalities at Fox News are meeting to discuss a joint walkout should chairman Roger Ailes be ousted over sexual harassment claims made by several current and former staffers. Earlier today it was reported that Ailes had left the company with a $40M exit package, but that story was quickly ...

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REPORTS: Roger Ailes Booted From Fox News Over Alleged Sexual Harassment, Gets $40M Parachute

Variety has the first word: Roger Ailes is officially out at Fox News, a source familiar with the situation confirmed to Variety. The former head of the network reportedly received a $40 million buyout after Gretchen Carlson and several other women accused him of sexual harassment over the past couple of weeks. From the Daily Beast: Fox News confirmed to ...

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BOMBSHELL CLAIM: Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly Reportedly Says Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her Too

Yesterday we heard that Fox News is moving to oust their chairman Roger Ailes in the wake of a sexual harassment suit filed by recently fired anchor Gretchen Carlson. Today we learn why they might be moving so quickly. New York Magazine reports: As a chorus of prominent Fox News women have gone public defending Roger Ailes against the wave ...

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REPORT: Fox News Is About To Fire Roger Ailes

An as yet unconfirmed report by New York Magazine: Roger Ailes’s tenure as the head of Fox News may be coming to an end. Rupert Murdoch and sons Lachlan and James — co-chairmen and CEO, respectively, of parent company 21st Century Fox — have settled on removing the 76-year-old executive, say two sources briefed on a sexual-harassment investigation of Ailes ...

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Roger Ailes: I Never Hit On Gretchen Carlson

Fox News chairman Roger Ailes issued a statement last night in response to the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by former anchor Gretchen Carlson. “Gretchen Carlson’s allegations are false. This is a retaliatory suit for the network’s decision not to renew her contract, which was due to the fact that her disappointingly low ratings were dragging down the afternoon ...

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Fired Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Sues Fox Television Chairman Roger Ailes For Sexual Harassment

Last month Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson was fired shortly after coming out in favor of gun control. But that may not be the whole story. From the Daily Beast: Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the network’s CEO Roger Ailes, alleging he fired her because she refused his sexual advances. The host of The ...

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Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Break Ranks, Backs Reinstating Ban On Assault Weapons [VIDEO]

Breitbart commenters are calling for her head. Because of course. Breitbart reacts:  At no time during her gun control push did Carlson mention that the Orlando attack took place in a gun-free zone; a place where club goers were disarmed, therefore defenseless. So there are numerous weapons that could have been used to inflict more casualties than we saw June ...

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