Fox News says matter ‘resolved’ after Britt McHenry brought harassment claim against co-host Tyrus

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The network was rocked by a sexual harassment scandal that led to the resignation of its founder and CEO Roger Ailes back in 2016. News reports and lawsuits revealed a rotten corporate culture that allowed sexual misconduct by powerful men on and off camera.

21st Century Fox overhauled the management team and implemented numerous changes — and the new process was apparently tested earlier this year.

The Beast said that McHenry “filed a sexual-harassment complaint against him with Fox News management.”

According to the Beast, “the dispute centered around McHenry’s contention that Tyrus had, on multiple occasions, sent her unwanted and unsolicited text messages with lewd, sexual comments.”

McHenry and Tyrus, whose real name is George Murdoch, had been hosting a web show called “Un-PC” together on the Fox Nation streaming service. Tyrus was moved off “Un-PC” and given his own web show called “NUFFSAID,” even though, according to The Daily Beast, management was aware of the sexual harassment complaint at the time of the move.

Fox initially declined to comment on the report on Tuesday. But on Wednesday the network issued a statement that sought to emphasize how seriously it takes allegations like this.

“While we are not at liberty to discuss the details of any employee matter, we follow strict protocols when matters such as these are brought to our attention, and we make no exceptions,” the network said.

“The process works because of the extensive systems and measures we have…



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