Fox News Pays Out M To Settle Sexual Assault Of Contributor Deadline

“Months after Roger Ailes left Fox News Cha
el under a cloud of accusations of sexual harassment, the cable newser is still dealing with matters of a similar nature. The New York Times reports tonight that former on-air contributor Tamara Holder recently reached a settlement with the net worth more than $2.5 million.
The arrangement is based on Holderu2019s claims that she was sexually assaulted by an executive at the companyu2019s NYC headquarters two years ago. That executive in question was not Ailes but VP Fox News Latino Francisco Cortes, who has since been terminated.
u201cIn September 2016 Fox News contributor Tamara Holder reported an incident of sexual assault at Fox News headquarters from the prior year,u201d FNC and Holder said late Wednesday in a joint statement provided to Deadline. u201cImmediately after Ms. Holder notified Fox News of the alleged incident, the Company promptly investigated the matter and took decisive action, for which Ms. Holder thanks the network,u201d the statement added. u201cFollowing the completion of her contract on January 1, 2017, Ms. Holder left the network. Fox News is grateful to Ms. Holder for her many contributions during her tenure at the network and wishes her continued success.u201d
Since the much accused Ailes departed Fox News last July with a $40 million exit check, 21st Century Fox reached financial agreements with several women such as former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson and others who made several sexual harassment complaints. A number of those individuals spoke of a culture and tone that permeated the organization.”

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