Eric Bolling, a longtime Fox News host and host of his own show, The Specialists, sent an unsolicited photo of male genitalia via text message to two or three colleagues at Fox Business and one colleague at Fox News, a dozen sources told HuffPo. It is being widely reported.
This is said to have taken place several years ago!
Bolling, a Libertarian, has been suspended from Fox, including from his Saturday show, Cashin’ In, which was pre-taped and replaced with a rerun Saturday. Fox won’t support Mr. Bolling if past is prologue. The Sentinel does not accept the accusations based on nonexistent evidence and years-old texts that were not presented with the story. This is especially the case given the attacks on right-leaning staff.
Recipients of the photo confirmed its contents to HuffPo, who are not revealing their identities. The anonymous women, who are Bolling’s current and former Fox colleagues, concluded the message was from him because they recognized his number from previous work-related and informal interactions. The messages were sent several years ago, on separate occasions.
Bolling is the latest in a number of Fox News personnel to have become embroiled in controversy and who has not received one ounce of support from the network which is currently undergoing major changes and moving left.
“Eric Bolling has been suspended pending the results of an investigation, which is currently underway,” the network said in a statement.
The Huffington Post quoted a Fox News spokesperson saying “We were just informed of this and plan to investigate the matter.” Again, it was several years ago if it happened at all!
Last month Fox Business anchor Charles Payne was suspended over harassment allegations. Others fired for similar allegations included Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly. Sean Hannity was recently under fire but fought back.
Co-President Bill Shine was also fired for allegedly supporting the violators of women’s rights and protecting Roger Ailes and others. Shine was in charge of programming – conservative and libertarian programming.
I know Bill. We have not spoken since I left Fox. He is honorable and I thought unfairly trashed by many. https://t.co/JJ1fj8ny3p
— Greta Van Susteren (@greta) August 1, 2017
Judge Andrew Napolitano was suspended temporarily when he revealed UK involvement is spying.
Jesse Watters was almost fired after Gloria Allred’s daughter Lisa Bloom launched an attack.
“The story is based on anonymous sources and not true,” Bolling’s attorney Michael Bowe told Matthew Boyle at Breitbart News exclusively on Friday night. “No such unsolicited communications occurred.”
Mr Bowe said: “Mr. Bolling recalls no such inappropriate communications, does not believe he sent any such communications, and will vigorously pursue his legal remedies for any false and defamatory accusations that are made.”
The left is out to get all the right-leaning hosts and commentators on Fox News. It’s part of the war on Fox.
A truly wacky ultra conservative, who has been stalking Sean Hannity for ten years – Debbie Shlussel – accused Hannity of sexual harassment but took most of the story back after he fought the accusation.
This attack is similar to those against O’Reilly and Ailes.
Ken LaCorte, who for years edited FoxNews.com and who is forming his own news service, said the stories by the women were mostly suspect. The most stunning of them by Gretchen Carlson against Roger Ailes was absurdly overblown, in his opinion.
David Brock’s Media Matters, which took credit for destroying Bill O’Reilly, has been posting articles about Bolling for weeks, calling him a misogynistic bigoted birther and railing against him for supporting Trump.
They are also back blasting Hannity.