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DonViejo

(60,536 posts)
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 01:12 PM Jul 2016

6 more women accuse Fox head Roger Ailes of sexual harassment including one who was 16 at the time

Source: RawStory

09 JUL 2016 AT 12:45 ET

"You know if you want to play with the big boys, you have to lay with the big boys.”

Those were the words one woman, a former Republican National Committee field adviser, claims Fox News head Roger Ailes used on her one night in 1989 as she was attempting to land a contract with the RNC, reports New York magazine.

Like the case of Bill Cosby, sexual harassment allegations are beginning to flood in after one victim — former Fox host Gretchen Carlson — filed a sexual harassment lawsuit this week against the powerful conservative news executive.

According to Gabriel Sherman, who wrote a biography on Ailes in 2014, allegations of highly inappropriate sexual banter by Ailes come as no surprise, dating back to the 60’s when he was a producer on The Mike Douglas Show.

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Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/6-more-women-accuse-fox-head-roger-ailes-of-sexual-harassment-including-one-who-was-16-at-the-time/

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6 more women accuse Fox head Roger Ailes of sexual harassment including one who was 16 at the time (Original Post) DonViejo Jul 2016 OP
Now maybe Ohio U. can drop the Ailes' name from its Roger Ailes' Newsroom Botany Jul 2016 #1
Oh, it would be SO sweet.... lastlib Jul 2016 #2
As has been said...tip of the icebeerg...so. your words, Stuart G Jul 2016 #14
Now...What will the Murdoch family do?... Stuart G Jul 2016 #15
Sleazeball Republicans and their godforsaken "Family Values" Scientific Jul 2016 #3
The values voters are the suckers, the marks alcibiades_mystery Jul 2016 #9
Roger Ailes is a disgusting and vile pig???!!! caballojm Jul 2016 #4
What have you got against pigs? orwell Jul 2016 #6
You make a valid point. caballojm Jul 2016 #16
This seems to be a common theme. iandhr Jul 2016 #5
I knew this was going to happen - popcorn anyone? lunatica Jul 2016 #7
I'd suggest there are bets on whether it went beyond propositioning alcibiades_mystery Jul 2016 #10
Yeah, that's a safe bet! lunatica Jul 2016 #12
Unbelievable that some people believe wrestling is real and FOX "News" is fair and balanced. Spitfire of ATJ Jul 2016 #8
Surprise surprise! Ash_F Jul 2016 #11
maybe he will lose FOX. maybe he will get prison time trueblue2007 Jul 2016 #13
The dam is cracking. Helen Borg Jul 2016 #17
Now LET'S See if Night Watchman Jul 2016 #18
The exposure could lead to some more heads being busted open miyazaki Jul 2016 #19
He prostitutes men, too, by forcing them to parrot his filthy fascist views, or else. n/t Judi Lynn Jul 2016 #20
he forces them? Skittles Jul 2016 #21
Makes me wonder if all the fox blondies tavernier Jul 2016 #22
Republican fox says, "you want to play with the big boys, you have to lay with the big boys. Sunlei Jul 2016 #23

Stuart G

(38,650 posts)
14. As has been said...tip of the icebeerg...so. your words,
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 03:34 PM
Jul 2016

"SO sweet....to see this bastard go down"........and he will. Because there will be more.....and more....

Scientific

(314 posts)
3. Sleazeball Republicans and their godforsaken "Family Values"
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 01:47 PM
Jul 2016

What a crock of shit the Republicans have been peddling for decades. They are just a pack of pigs, and if they are not making unwanted passes at women, they are making WAR on women's rights. Disgusting zero-honor Republican piggery.

 

alcibiades_mystery

(36,437 posts)
9. The values voters are the suckers, the marks
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 02:34 PM
Jul 2016

The greed masters like Roger Ailes are the confidence men. They just take the suckers for all they're worth.

orwell

(7,804 posts)
6. What have you got against pigs?
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 02:27 PM
Jul 2016

They are highly intelligent animals.

Misogynist Ailes on the other hand...

caballojm

(275 posts)
16. You make a valid point.
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 03:45 PM
Jul 2016

All apologies to the great and noble pig. Roger Ailes shall be now referred to as a disgusting misogynist and vile toolbag. (Advance apologies to toolbags.)

iandhr

(6,852 posts)
5. This seems to be a common theme.
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 02:14 PM
Jul 2016

One allegation of sexual harassment against an influential person leads to others coming out. I guess when other victims read about the first allegation give them the courage to speak up.

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
7. I knew this was going to happen - popcorn anyone?
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 02:30 PM
Jul 2016

Gretchen Carlson is only the tip of the iceberg.

From lifelong experience I know that if any man has demanded sexual gratification from one women, he's demanded it from every women he has any power over. No woman is so exceptional that she's the only one to be sexually assaulted in some way. Ailes probably said it to every good looking woman in front of him.

The only bets to make are just how many women he did this to.

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
12. Yeah, that's a safe bet!
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 02:42 PM
Jul 2016

I wonder, if FOX survives this, if they'll stop showing women's crossed legs with hemlines that are well above their mid thighs.

tavernier

(12,585 posts)
22. Makes me wonder if all the fox blondies
Sat Jul 9, 2016, 10:22 PM
Jul 2016

who did get a seat on the show were open to his "deals". If so, they aren't talking yet.

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