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Another former Fox News host comes forward alleging sexual harassment.

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Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News joins Gretchen Carlson, Megyn Kelly and other staffers in allegations of rampant sexual harassment from Roger Ailes. Tantaros also references harassment from Bill O’Reilly, host of the popular “O’Reilly Factor.” The Hollywood Reporter goes into detail about Tantaros’ suit:

In a lawsuit that’s dripping with salacious detail including allegations hurled at non-defendants like Bill O’Reilly, Tantaros is demanding tens of millions of dollars in damages over her experiences at a cable news network she asserts “operated like a sex-fueled, Playboy Mansion-like cult, steeped in intimidation, indecency, and misogyny.”

“However this Complaint is not just about Ailes,” the complaint adds. “For Ailes did not act alone. He may have been the primary culprit, but his actions were condoned by his most senior lieutenants, who engaged in a concerted effort to silence Tantaros by threats, humiliation, and retaliation.”

In reaction to the lawsuit (see in full below), a Fox News spokesperson said the network couldn’t comment on pending litigation.

According to the plaintiff, Ailes subjected Tantaros to repeated harassment beginning in the late summer of 2014, about three years after she signed a contract to serve as a co-host of the afternoon show, The Five. Even before that time, she claims that she was instructed to wear clothes that showed off her legs and was forced to strip down in front of the network’s wardrobe personnel, but Tantaros asserts that Ailes later escalated his misbehavior. Ailes would demand she turn around so he could get a better look at her body, states the lawsuit, and would make comments like, “I bet you look good in a bikini.”

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