Fox Host Eric Bolling Suspended Pending Results Of Lewd Text Messages Probe

07 August, 2017, 01:28 | Author: Gary Shelton
  • Fox News host Eric Bolling has an exclusive interview with President Donald Trump on Fox News

Caroline Heldman, a former Fox News contributor who now works at Occidental College as an associate professor, penned a lengthy post to her public Facebook page Saturday detailing her time at Fox News and the "grave concern" that Bolling caused her on several occasions.

Eric Bolling has been suspended from Fox News, the US Television Network on a whole, for sending unbefitting messages, before several years.

Before getting a spot on "Fox News Specialists", Bolling was a co-host on the popular evening program, "The Five".

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After multiple sources came to The Huffington Post with claims that Eric Bolling sent unsolicited pictures of male genitalia to current and former female colleagues via text message, the network has suspended the on-air host pending an investigation into the allegations. The network suspended host Charles Payne last month after similar allegations, and in April, Fox contributor Debbie Schlussel claimed that she was "banned" from Sean Hannity's show after rejecting his sexual advances.

All of these cases have provoked uncomfortable questions about Fox's corporate culture and about whether management tolerated improper behavior for many years.

Mr Bolling's lawyer, Michael Bowe, told Reuters news agency: "The anonymous, uncorroborated claims are untrue and terribly unfair".

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According to HuffPost, Bolling allegedly texted the graphic photo to at least three of his female co-workers at Fox Business and Fox News, who described them to colleagues as offensive. They had reportedly allowed him to film an episode of his show, Cashin In, on Friday morning, but pulled the episode following the report from HuffPo. He joined Fox after leaving CNBC and has worked with Fox Business and Fox News.

According to the Huffington Post, Bolling was also caught making misogynistic comments on air.

Fox News has been besieged by sexual harassment lawsuits, settlements and complaints ever since Ailes' ouster, many of them being handled quickly as parent company 21st Century Fox is still attempting to take full ownership of European pay TV giant Sky. O'Reilly has denied any wrongdoing.

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Rotating hosts will fill in for Bolling until the investigation is complete. Back in June, Fox News president of programming Suzanne Scott resigned Bolling to a long-term contract, noting the host had become "a staple of the Fox News brand".

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