A lawsuit filed on Monday accuses high-profile males at Fox Information, together with Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson, of sexual harassment.
According to CNBC, “A bombshell lawsuit filed by two girls Monday accused former Fox Information chief nationwide correspondent Ed Henry of raping one among them and says that the community’s star anchor Sean Hannity as soon as supplied $100 to staffers to ‘date’ one other girl who additionally accuses Henry of sexual harassment.”
The go well with additionally claims that Tucker Carlson, who’s married with kids, retaliated in opposition to a frequent Fox Information visitor when she declined a suggestion to spend the evening with him at a resort.
Extra from the report:
The filings mentioned that Areu was a “comparatively common face on The Sean Hannity Present till March 8, 2018.”
“On that day, Mr. Hannity, on set and in entrance of the complete studio crew — and utterly unsolicited — threw $100 on the set desk. He then started calling out to the boys within the room and demanding that somebody take Ms. Areu out on a date for drinks at Del Friscos,” the go well with mentioned. Del Frisco’s is a steakhouse in midtown Manhattan that may be a watering gap for Fox Information employees, whose places of work are simply throughout the road from the eatery.
Hannity “repeatedly yelled, ‘who desires to take her on a date?’ ‘Take her on a date to Del Friscos,’ ” the go well with claims. “Ms. Areu was utterly mortified and made clear that she was extremely uncomfortable with Mr. Hannity’s misogynistic conduct by quietly pleading with one among her buddies within the room to simply accept the cash in order that the humiliation would finish.”
After a December 2018 look by Areu on Carlson’s present, in line with the go well with, the host instructed her he was going to the community’s annual Christmas get together, however would solely be staying for “a fast look.”
“Following the present, Mr. Carlson, hardly making any effort to cover his intentions, started telling Ms. Areu that he could be alone in New York Metropolis that evening, and particularly mentioned that he could be staying alone in his resort room with none spouse or children,” the go well with mentioned. “With out query, Mr. Carlson was probing to see whether or not Ms. Areu was curious about a sexual relationship. Ms. Areu awkwardly sidestepped Mr. Carlson’s advances and declined to spend the evening at his resort.”
“Mr. Carlson promptly retaliated in opposition to Ms. Areu, who was featured on his present solely thrice in 2019 and has not appeared as soon as in 2020,” the courtroom submitting says.
Birds of a feather…
Like his Fox Information buddies, Donald Trump has usually discovered himself on the heart of comparable allegations. Over the previous a number of many years, more than two dozen girls have accused him of sexual misconduct.
So it ought to be no shock that the 2 males on Fox Information that Trump admires most – Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson – are smack in the midst of a sexual harassment lawsuit of their very own.
It’s nearly as if ethical chapter is a requirement to be in Donald Trump’s inside circle.
Sean Colarossi presently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Reasonably priced Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents get hold of medical insurance protection.