After several allegations of sexual harassment on Judge Andrew Napolitano, Fox News cut ties with him. There were allegations from men staff as well.
Andrew Napolitano is a former Jersey Superior Court Judge who became a legal analyst. He is popularly known as an anchor on Fox News. The news was announced by the authorities on Monday responding to a separate lawsuit. This comprised of business network host Larry Kudlow and associate producer John Fawcett.
Earlier, Allegations of making sexist and racist comments were made against Larry. Whereas, John has accused Andrew of sexual harassment when he met him in an elevator. Here Andrew stroked Fawcett’s arm and made some sexually suggestive comments.
According to Fawcett’s Complaint, he along with others had reported the human resource department of Fox News several times but they “took no action whatsoever against Judge Napolitano, Fox allowed him to appear on-air regularly.”
The official complaint filed against Andrew says that he “has sexually harassed young male employees during his tenure at Fox News”.
To this Fox Network replied that they consulted both the parties after Knowing the allegations. It continued,” The Network and Judge Napolitano have since parted ways. We take all the allegations of misconduct seriously, are committed to providing a safe, transparent and collaborative work environment for all our employees, and took immediate action, appropriate action.”
About Andrew Napolitano
He first joined Fox News in 1998. Then he served as Network’s Senior Judicial Analyst. His recent series are Fox and Friends, Tucker Carlson Tonight, and Outnumbered. But he has not made any on-air appearances for several months.
There are allegations against Larry Kudlow as well. Fawcett’s Complaint says that Kudlow “has used ethnic slurs and made sexually inappropriate comments about women in front of multiple staff members.”
Continuing with this, the complaint also talks about Kudlow’s Executive Producer Stephanie Freeman that who used to discriminate against male staff.
However, Fox News has dismissed all the claims against Kudlow and Freeman calling them baseless. It also calls these claims “desperate attempts at a play sat by trying the case in the court of public opinion..”