Andrea Tantaros: Roger Ailes Harassement Details Revealed
Andrea Tantaros hit headlines after she filed a lawsuit against Fox News’ former chief Roger Ailes and other employees of the network for sexually harassing her. She also alleged that she was fired from the network in April after she complained about the inappropriate behaviour.Advertisement
The former co-host of Fox News’ ‘The Five and Outnumbered’ clashes with the network in February, when the Fox News alleged that she did not inform the executives about her book, ‘Tied Up in Knots.’
In the 37 page document, Tantaros alleged that Ailes told her “I bet you look good in a bikini.” The document also claimed that the trunk show of the Fox News required the female employees of the network to dress and undress in a room in front of the wardrobe personnel and that there was no provision of even a curtain, the Salon reported.
She also mentioned in the document that the women employees of the Fox News would be frequently asked to turn around by Ailes and the practise came to be known as ‘twirl.’
After she was dropped from Fox
News she wrote an op ed for The Week, in which she advised Donald Trump on how to connect with the women voters.
“If Trump is going to win the White House, he’s going to need the help of women,” she wrote. “Throughout his life, Trump has prided himself on women relying on him. Now, in a twist of political irony, it’s Trump relying on them.”
Andrea Tantaros served as the press secretary for House Republicans and deputy press secretary for Congressman Patrick Toomy, before she joined the Fox News. She also worked for former Massachusetts Governor Bill Well as his communication director when he was running for the New York Governor.
According to a report by the Heavy.com, Andrea Tantaros has two older siblings. She also had a younger brother who died in 2013 at 31.