Gay Anchor Fired After Filing Discrimination Suit

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Miami Herald

WPLG-ABC 10 has fired anchor Charles Perez, days after he filed a discrimination complaint against the Post-Newsweek station.

“His employment has been terminated,” Perez’s business attorney Melanie E. Damian told The Miami Herald Thursday afternoon. “We filed a charge of discrimination last week. We will now amend that to include his termination as part of his claims.”

Perez also confirmed that he is no longer employed by WPLG, but said he couldnt discuss the case until after he speaks with his agent.

“WPLG is disappointed that the actions of Charles Perez left us no real choice other than to terminate his employment contract,” WPLG Vice President and General Manager Dave Boylan said in a statement to The Herald. More…