Fox News Host Eric Bolling Suspended Amid Lewd Photo Accusations

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The messages were sent several years ago, on separate occasions.

According to the story, "The women did not solicit the messages, which they told colleagues were deeply upsetting and offensive". Multiple other individuals from within Fox said they either saw the photo or heard about it from the recipients, whose names were kept out of the initial report.

Now, just a few hours after the network issued the suspension to Bolling, a woman came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.

Last April, longtime Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was forced out after the New York Times reported that the network paid $13 million to settle sexual and verbal harassment claims made by five Fox News personalities.

In an undated statement in response to Heldman's accusations, Fox News told HuffPost: "We are investigating this matter and all claims will be taken into account".

Like the clockwork ticking over in some big, shitty clock, another Fox News host has been hit with sexual harassment claims today.

Fox News announced on Saturday that Bolling was suspended and an investigation is pending "following allegations of inappropriate behavior".

Substitute hosts will replace Bolling on Fox News' "The Specialists" and "Cashin In'" for the duration of the investigation, the spokesperson said. His on-air comments have drawn criticism in the past, including a 2014 statement when he referred to "boobs in the ground" in opposed to "boots on the ground" in relation to female fighter pilots from the United Arab Emirates. He apologized the day after. Since then. he's been promoted to co-host a new show called The Specialists and help fill the void following the departure of O'Reilly. He now serves as co-host of the evening talk show "The Five".

Bolling's appearance for Saturday's Cashin In' was taped Friday morning, but was pulled later that night once the network was made aware of the Huff Post inquiry and story. In June, Trump retweeted a Bolling plug for his latest book, The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It. The Huffington Post's Yashar Ali, who wrote the initial article on Bolling, tweeted that the investigation into Bolling's alleged actions is being led by lawfirm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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