Fox settles sexual harassment lawsuit for $20 million on Ailes' behalf

September 6, 2016 7:31 PM

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Fox News will pay $20 million to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit by former anchor Gretchen Carlson, whose allegations led to the ouster of powerful network chief Roger Ailes in July, a source familiar with the agreement said on Tuesday.

The company also has settled with two other women who were part of a Fox-initiated investigation by the law firm Paul, Weiss, Wharton & Garrison, according to the source, who wished to remain anonymous.

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