NPR’s David Folkenflik has talked with three of the women who have come forward in the days after former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed suit against FNC chief Roger Ailes. They have all alleged Ailes harassed them decades ago, long before Fox News existed.
The women spoke with New York magazine last weekend, and this morning one of them, Kellie Boyle, a GOP strategist who once revered Ailes, spoke with NPR. “He blackballed me,” Boyle said of Ailes when she rejected the sexual advances she says he made. Here’s her story:
Meanwhile, a new video has surfaced of Carlson’s time on Fox & Friends. In 2007, Carlson, just back from a vacation, brought a gift of natural viagra for co-anchors Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. Carlson’s lawsuit singled out Doocy as creating a hostile work environment. Watch and judge for yourself if this video crosses any lines: