NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Fox News on Saturday suspended
host Eric Bolling following a media news that he sent sexually
inappropriate content messages to colleagues, imprinting a third
high-profile nuisance box to stone a conservative, highly
rated wire news outlet.
Bolling’s counsel called a claims “untrue and terribly
“Eric Bolling has been dangling tentative a formula of an
investigation, that is now underway,” Fox News, partial of
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, pronounced in a statement. A
report on a Fox News website referred usually to “allegations of
Fox News split ways with star horde Bill O’Reilly in April
following allegations of passionate harassment, and former Fox News
Chairman Roger Ailes was forced to renounce final year after being
accused of passionate bungle by a series of women, including
former anchor Gretchen Carlson. Both group denied wrongdoing.
As co-host of a Fox News uncover “The Specialists,” Bolling
is partial of a row deliberating a tip stories of a day. He
also hosts “Cashin’ In,” a business show.
The Huffington Post, citing 14 sources who requested
anonymity, reported on Friday that several years ago, Bolling
sent unsolicited photos of masculine genitals by content summary to at
least dual colleagues during Fox Business and another one during Fox
News. The messages were sent on several occasions, the
Huffington Post said.
Bolling’s attorney, Michael Bowe, pronounced in an email to
Reuters that “the anonymous, uncorroborated claims are untrue
and terribly unfair. We intend to entirely concur with the
investigation so that it can be resolved and Eric can lapse to
work as fast as possible.”
Previously, Bowe pronounced in a matter to a Huffington Post
that Bolling did not remember promulgation any inapt messages
and would “vigorously pursue his authorised remedies” to fight any
false or defamatlory accusations.
Fox News, with a regressive focussed compared with
Republican Party politics, has led many ratings for U.S. cable
news for years though has been unsettled by reports that it has
been a antagonistic workplace for women.
Ailes was credited with building Fox News into a politically
influential channel. Fox News split ways with O’Reilly, the
face of a channel, after advertisers began to rush his show.
Rupert Murdoch, executive authority of Twenty-First Century
Fox, wrote during a time that a association was committed to
“fostering a work sourroundings built on a values of trust and
(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by David Gregorio and Mary