People should be able to live a free life from sexual harassment whether it's home, office or anywhere, sexual harassment should be ripped off completely. Gretchen Carlson went public against the sexual harassment she faced during her working days on Fox News. In 2016 Gretchen stormed the social media about the sexual harassment.
Gretchen Carlson is one of the renowned TV personality in the news world. Who would knew, one day she would be the news on the TV. An American television, commentator and author Carlson caught an eye of media when she files a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News chairman Roger Ailes.
Let's recall back the moment when Gretchen sued her former boss Roger Ailes and Fox News for sexual harassment. It's been a year of that incident and now Carlson is stepping forward to fight against the sexual harassment of all women in the world.
The 51-year-old, Carlson opened up about the bizarre moment? of her life as she faced up several sexual harassments for the past decade of her professional career. The former Miss America revealed that after she was crowned, a man tried to make her out in the back of the car for a television job.
Gretchen Carlson, source: ghk
Her trip to Hollywood didn't go well in the beginning. Carlson got sexually harassed by a very high-powered PR executive for getting a role in the Hollywood. But after years of career, finally, she had enough as Gretchen made a brave move and filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox news and its former chairman Roger Ailes.
Gretchen Carlson at Fox News Channel. source: NBC News
According to this news anchor, Gretchen was fired from her program for refusing Alie's sexual advances. However, Roger, on the other hand, denied all the allegations and was forced to resign from his post on July 21, 2016. The lawsuit settled down on September 6, 2016, on $20 million USD.
The 21st Century Fox apologized to Carlson, saying that "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.
Former Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes for Sexual Hara in 2016, source: media
After Gretchen came out strong against the harassment, thousand of women came forward with the similar stories. As in 2017, Carlson is doing everything to fight and end workplace sexual harassment. In January, she came up with an organization named Gift of Courage Fund that works with women girls who are victims of sexual harassment.
We hope Gretchen would be successful in ending sexual harassment on girls and women in near future.
Relevant info: Gretchen Carlson and Husband Casey Close married life
Apart from on screen life of Gretchen, she got a wonderful family off the screen. Carlson is blessed with two children a daughter Kaia and a son Christain. Carlson tied the knot with sports agent Casey Close. There are some amazing facts about her husband which are quite impressive.
Gretchen still has a strong connection with Caseyto this day and it all started with a blind date. Casey is a former professional Baseball player and one of the richest sports agents in the news world.
Carlson's family lives in Greenwich with two kids Kaia and Christian. If we look at the Instagram, Carlson is one supportive and caring mother. She frequently spends her time with children in vacations and weekend.
Her family is very supportive to Gretchen and on her steps on fighting against sexual harassment.