On Hannity, a Fox legal analyst says victims of sexual harassment are "very few" and "far between"

On Hannity, a Fox legal analyst says victims of sexual harassment are "very few" and "far between"

Sean Hannity: “They will lie to make money”

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From the November 9 edition of Fox News' Hannity

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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): This goes back what you said. Do people do it for money, do they do it political reasons? How come -- Is it more common than people would think? 

MERCEDES COLWIN: Oh definitely. They’ll do this –

HANNITY: They will lie to make money.

COLWIN: Undoubtedly. I mean there are individuals that have come forward with these outrageous allegations and –

HANNITY: And that hurts all women that are victims.

COLWIN: Yes. I used to work in sex crimes in the [district attorney's] office. It was very pitiful to see that because some jurors don’t believe it because they’ve gone -- in their own lives, there are people who’ve made these accusations for money. You see this time and time and time again. And sexual harassment, that term is coined everywhere. Frankly there are -- the laws are very clear as to what it takes in order to be a violation of the law. You have to have some sort of damage. And these individuals, a lot of these women, it's all about money. And they bank on the fact that these corporations have a reputation that they want to save.

HANNITY: And this is where you thread the needle because there are women that are victims of predators.

COLWIN: Yes, there are, there are. But very few and far between.

Previously:

Hannity defends Roy Moore against WaPoreport he molested a child: "It's he said, she [said]"

Sean Hannity chastises women who spoke out about Roy Moore: "Now we do have Ten Commandments, one of the commandments is thou shalt not bear false witness."

Fox guest attacks woman who spoke out about Roy Moore, says at 14 years-old she was “basically incorrigible”

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Sexual Harassment & Sexual Assault
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Fox News Channel
Person
Sean Hannity
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Sexual assault
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