Hostile workplace

Megyn Kelly fires back at criticism from Fox News colleague Bill O’Reilly

Megyn Kelly speaks onstage at Tina Brown's 7th Annual Women In The World Summit Opening Night at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on April 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

In her new memoir, Megyn Kelly revealed that she had been sexually harassed by Roger Ailes, the Fox News CEO who was forced to resign earlier this year after several other Fox News employees had made similar claims. This was not to the liking of her colleague Bill O’Reilly who suggested that while Kelly  is “a very smart woman,” her decision to share her story embarrassed the network. “I’m not interested in basically litigating something that is finished that makes my network look bad. OK?” he said during an appearance on Tuesday. “I’m not interested in making my network look bad. At all. That doesn’t interest me one bit.”

In an interview with CBS This Morning on Wednesday, Kelly responded to the criticism, saying that she had discussed publishing the chapter with acting CEO Rupert Murdoch and his son Lachlan, who agreed with her decision. “I believe that Roger Ailes made the company look bad,” Kelly said. “My heart is with other women out there. And trust me, this doesn’t just happen at Fox News. We got rid of ours. And there are men, trust me, out there right now who are doing this to other women. And other women who are watching this right now who don’t know what to do.” Watch a clip of Kelly’s interview below.

Read the full story at Business Insider.


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