Fox to investigate Bill O'Reilly sexual assault claims

Fox Investigates Sexual Harassment Charge Leveled By LA Radio Host Against Bill O’Reilly

Summary: Attorney Lisa Bloom said 21st Century Fox will investigate the sexual harassment claims against Bill O'Reilly. Bloom then announced that attorneys for the company have since contacted her and told her that they are taking the allegation seriously and conducting an investigation as they are legally required.

In July, the Murdoch family, owners of 21st Century, hired a NY law firm to probe whether longtime Fox News president Roger Ailes had sexually harassed former host Gretchen Carlson.

"21st Century Fox investigates all complaints and we have asked the law firm Paul Weiss to continue assisting the company in these serious matters", the representative said in a statement.

On Wednesday, Walsh and Bloom called Fox's corporate hotline to file a complaint.

Last week, Walsh told the New York Times that O'Reilly backed out on a promise to get her a job at Fox News after she rejected his advances.

"OK but when she said "no", what was her vibe?"

"Did she get the check?" he wonders, the comment making reference to the recent reports proving Fox paid off at least six women to settle sex harassment accusations against O'Reilly.

"Yes, Bill O'Reilly, who scientists hypothesize is kind of a dense nebula of boner and racism, has been paying out settlements for alleged harassment for years", Oliver explained. She put a video of the phone call on YouTube. "I'm more familiar with this case than, say. health care".

Bloom has aid that she's been "flooded with calls" from other women seeking representation in the matter, too, indicating that many more stories may come out as the investigation winds forward. Trump had openly declared that O'Reilly did nothing wrong and shouldn't have settled with his accusers during an interview with The New York Times.

After The New York Times expose was published, 60 sponsors have pulled their ads from O'Reilly's popular show The O'Reilly Factor, which has an estimated audience of 4 million devoted conservative fans.

The use Trump's behavior as an example of sexual harassment privately, while defending it publicly shows what Fox News really is. The O'Reilly Factor host has denied the claims and has stated that he is a target for allegations because of his celebrity.



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