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>> Roger Ailes, CEO of Fox News and one of the most influential men in media, accused by one of his network's most recognizable female anchors of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.>> Time for my take now.>> According to a copy of a eight page complaint former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson says she was wrongfully fired last month after 11 years.
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And her career at Fox News sabotaged because she wouldn't have sex with Ailes. In the lawsuit, she accuses Ailes of saying, quote, I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago. And then you'd be good and better. Alleging he went on to say, sometimes problems are easier to solve that way.
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She also claims that she was retaliated against because of complaints of quote severe and pervasive sexual harassment. The lawsuit is rare for a man who is used to dictating the news, not being part of it. Her lawsuit doesn't take aim at Ailes alone. She mentions former co-host Steve Doocy as part of a Fox newsroom that is sexually hostile towards women.
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Ailes says her allegations are untrue, while Fox News says it is conducting an internal review into her claims.