Gretchen Carlson Gets $20 Million Settlement From Fox News
The settlement comes two months after the former Fox News anchor filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes.By Cody LaGrow | September 6, 2016
According to Vanity Fair, Fox News has agreed to settle Carlson's suit on behalf of Ailes for $20 million. The network also released a public apology as a part of the settlement, though Ailes has denied the allegations.
Minutes after the settlement was announced, it was reported that Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren will be stepping down from her show, "On the Record," and Brit Hume will take over Tuesday night. The network didn't say why she was leaving.