April 18, 2017 – In the latest complaint leveled against Bill O’Reilly, an African-American Fox News clerical worker is claiming that the host called her “hot chocolate.” Lisa Bloom, the attorney representing the woman told The Hollywood Reporter:
“He would never talk to her, not even hello, except to grunt at her like a wild boar. He would leer at her. He would always do this when no one else was around and she was scared…She was afraid if she told him to knock it off she’d get fired. Now that’s she’s aware this is all in the news, she’s decided to phone in a complaint to the Fox News hotline.”
This marks the latest in numerous claims directed at O’Reilly after several past settlements between Fox and former O’Reilly employees came to light.
Fox stated via The New York Times:
“No current or former Fox News employee ever took advantage of the 21st Century Fox hotline to raise a concern about Bill O’Reilly.”
At this point, this remains only an allegation – so theoretically: