Fox News Will Pay Gretchen Carlson $20 Million To Settle Sexual Harassment Suit

September 6, 2016 1:42 PM

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In July, Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit accusing then-Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment. The network is settling the suit for a large sum of money and will offer an apology, a source tells NPR.

Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network has agreed to pay Carlson $20 million and make a "highly unusual public apology," NPR's David Folkenflik reports.

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