Sexual Harassment Allegations Leveled Against Fox News' Eric Bolling

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Fox News suspends host Eric Bolling amid sexting allegations

Following a series of misconduct allegations involving Fox employees, "Fox News Specialists" co-host Eric Bolling was recently suspended after reports indicated he had crossed the line when it came to female co-workers.

The 54-year-old host is now under investigation after HuffPost reported on Friday (August 4) that Eric had sent unsolicited photo of male genitalia to at least two coworkers at Fox Business and one at colleague at Fox News.

Occidental College associate professor Caroline Heldman, who previously has levied sexual harassment accusations against former Fox host Bill O'Reilly and executive Woody Fraser, said in a late Saturday Facebook post that Mr. Bolling made sexually charged references to her on the air.

Bolling was been suspended on Saturday pending an investigation into allegedly lewd text messages he is accused of sending multiple female coworkers at Fox News and Fox Business Channel.

In her post, Heldman added that she was not the first woman to receive such inappropriate behavior from him. In June, he signed a long-term deal with Fox News.

"The anonymous, uncorroborated claims are untrue and terribly unfair", Michael Bowe, an attorney who represents Bolling, told CNNMoney.

A vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, Bolling wrote a March op-ed accusing House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, and establishment Republicans of betraying the president with their version of a plan to overhaul the nation's health system.

A Fox News spokesperson also noted that "Cashin In" was taped Friday morning per usual and was pulled once FNC was made aware of the allegations via the HuffPost inquiry/story.

"Bolling would also contact me via phone and text after shows, sometimes to apologize for his behavior (and then do it again), and sometimes just to talk".

Bolling wasn't the only Fox News employee Heldman was forced to fend off. He said he wanted to fly me out to NY for in-studio hits and to have "fun".

"There are a lot of great people working at Fox, many of whom I admire and respect to this day, but there is also a culture of sexual harassment that has not fully been addressed", said Ms. Heldman. It was replaced Saturday by a live half hour of news.

Eric Bolling at Trump Tower in November.

Bolling is a co-host of "The Specialists", a panel program that airs every weekday at 5 p.m. Over the years, many women have come forward to reveal the sexual harassment they faced at the network.

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