5 women reportedly got US NEW YORK Fox News host Bill O said Saturday that he is to lawsuits because ray ban 4151 of his high profile job, in response to a New York Times report detailing payouts made to settle accusations of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour.
O posted the statement to his website after the Times report Saturday, and Fox News parent company 21st Century Fox backed him in a statement. The newspaper reported that O or 21st Century Fox have paid $13 million to five women since 2002 over these complaints exchange for agreeing to not pursue litigation or speak about their accusations against him. story said more than 60 people were interviewed, including current and former employees of Fox News or its parent company and people who know the women behind the complaints or are close to O Most demanded anonymity. 21st Century Fox, which is still dealing with the legal fallout from sexual harassment charges against former Fox News head Roger Ailes, did not reply to questions about the O payouts sunglasses ray or whether any disciplinary action was taken against O But the company said in a statement that it had looked into matters in the past few months and discussed them with O company said O denied the merits of claims but has those he regarded as his personal responsibility. company said it matters of workplace behaviour very seriously and that O is fully committed to supporting dark ray ban sunglasses our efforts to improve the environment for all our employees at Fox News. statement did not deny the payments. like other prominent and controversial people, I vulnerable to lawsuits from individuals who want me to pay them to avoid negative publicity, it said. Requests for comments sent to a lawyer and a spokesman for O were not immediately answered. Ailes left last summer amid sexual harassment charges, which he has ray ban 4054 denied. Fox also reportedly fired an executive, Francisco Cortes, after a sexual assault complaint and paid his accuser more than $2.5 million in a settlement.
News of the settlements capped a difficult few days for O who was criticized earlier this week for saying he had a hard time concentrating on California Rep. Maxine Waters during a speech because he was distracted by her Brown wig. O later said that his comment about her hair was dumb and apologized.
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