Bloomberg Law
Sept. 10, 2021, 4:07 PMUpdated: Sept. 13, 2021, 3:24 PM

FOX News, Ed Henry Defeat Sex Bias Suit, Face Another (Correct)

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian
Reporter

A former Fox Business associate producer can pursue some claims stemming from former show host and White House correspondent Ed Henry’s alleged sexual preying, harassment, and rape, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled.

But Fox News Network LLC, Henry, Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, and Howard Kurtz are free, for now, from the sex discrimination and retaliation allegations of former Fox News contributor Cathy Areu, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said Thursday in a separate ruling.

Jennifer Eckhart and Areu sued together in July 2020, but Judge Ronnie Abrams severed their allegations into ...