All The Stories Fox & Friends Hosts Covered While Ignoring Gretchen Carlson’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Their Boss

Steve Doocy Also Named In Carlson’s Complaint For “Regularly Treating Her In A Sexist And Condescending Way"

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Fox News’ flagship morning show Fox & Friends entirely ignored allegations made by the hosts' former colleague Gretchen Carlson in a sexual harassment lawsuit claiming Fox CEO Roger Ailes “retaliated against Carlson” because she would not have “a sexual relationship with him,” and that Steve Doocy regularly treated her “in a sexist and condescending way.”

On July 6, lawyers at Smith Mullin P.C. representing former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson submitted a complaint to the Superior Court of New Jersey alleging that Fox News CEO Roger Ailes “retaliated against Carlson in various ways,” including “ostracizing, marginalizing, and shunning her,” as well as “terminating her employment,” because she would not have a “sexual relationship with him.”

The lawsuit also alleged that Fox’s Steve Doocy, co-host of Fox & Friends, “created a hostile work environment by regularly treating [Carlson] in a sexist and condescending way, including by putting his hand on her and pulling down her arm to shush her during a live telecast.” The complaint further alleges that Doocy “engaged in a pattern and practice of severe and pervasive sexual harassment of Carlson” and treated her as a “blond female prop.”

On the July 7 edition of Fox & Friends, the allegations went unmentioned. The three co-hosts did find time, however, to discuss:

Taylor Swift renting a water slide:

McDonald’s expanding its all-day breakfast menu:

The possibility of Ivanka Trump as Donald Trump’s running mate:

The physiology of body temperature:

A dog chasing away a convenience store robber:

Charleston, S.C., being named the best city in the world:

Dwyane Wade signing a contract with the Chicago Bulls:

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