YOUR BUSINESS AUTHORITY

Springfield, MO

Political commentator sues Fox News

Posted online

Political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes filed suit against Fox News on Monday.

In the suit, Hughes alleges she was raped by anchor Charles Payne and blacklisted by the network after she came forward about the incident.

Hughes alleges Payne, the host of "Making Money" on Fox Business, "pressured" his way into her hotel room in July 2013 and coerced her into have sexual intercourse despite her protests.

Further, the suit alleges Hughes was forced to engage in a sexual relationship with Payne in exchange for career opportunities.

Read more from Business Insider.

Comments

No comments on this story |
Please log in or register to add your comment
Editors' Pick

From the Ground Up: Maxon’s Diamond Merchants

Maxon’s Diamond Merchants owners Rick and Jane McElvaine in January plan to relocate from the Brentwood Center to a new building.

Most Read
SBJ Live logo
MOST-WATCHED VIDEOS
Zero Capital Startup

“I started with no working capital. My husband came back from Afghanistan and his job was gone, so he went back to Iraq for a year,” says Nanette Willis, owner of Sassy’s Goodies L.L.C. in …

90 Ideas - Crista Hogan “Torch your strategic plan,” says Crista Hogan, Executive Director of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. “Don’t open a ton of time on a document you’re going to pit in a drawer, …
Growing a Business Mind “We received our initial investment, which was a great start up investment. Any founder would have loved to have had that,” says Charity McGill, CEO and Co-founder of Deep Water Software. “At …
Take the Initiative “It’s a definite plus when they walk in groomed, dressed without holes in their jeans and flip-flops,” says Jim Swafford, Owner and General Manager of Jimm’s Steakhouse & Pub. You never know …
Best Advice - Don’t be Intimidated Are you intimidated in certain situations? Tami North, Executive Director of the Rogersville Area Chamber of Commerce, and one of Springfield Business Journal’s Most Influential Women for 2017, …