Twenty-First Century Fox, the parent company of
The person requested anonymity because the settlement terms aren't being revealed publicly.
"During her tenure at Fox News, Gretchen exhibited the highest standards of journalism and professionalism," the company said in a statement. "She developed a loyal audience and was a daily source of information for many Americans. We are proud that she was part of the Fox News team. We sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve.”
In a statement, Carlson said she was "gratified that
"I’m ready to move on to the next chapter of my life in which I will redouble my efforts to empower women in the workplace," she said. "I want to thank all the brave women who came forward to tell their own stories and the many people across the country who embraced and supported me in their #StandWithGretchen. All women deserve a dignified and respectful workplace in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered and rewarded.”
It wasn't immediately clear what percentage of the payment is being paid personally by Ailes, who left the company in late July. Ailes has denied Carlson's allegations.
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