Fox News settles with Gretchen Carlson
Marley McMillan

Fox News settles with Gretchen Carlson

FILE - In this May 18, 2010, file photo, TV personality Gretchen Carlson appears on the set of "Fox & Friends" in New York. Former Fox News Channel anchor Carlson has settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the case that led to the downfall of Fox's chief executive, according to a statement released Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, by Fox parent company 21st Century. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

FILE – In this May 18, 2010, file photo, TV personality Gretchen Carlson appears on the set of “Fox & Friends” in New York. Former Fox News Channel anchor Carlson has settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the case that led to the downfall of Fox’s chief executive, according to a statement released Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, by Fox parent company 21st Century. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Gretchen Carlson has reached a $20 million settlement with Fox News.

The former “Fox & Friends” anchor sued former boss Roger Ailes two months ago for sexual harassment.

21st Century Fox has issued a statement in support of former anchor Gretchen Carlson.

“21st Century Fox is pleased to announce that it has settled Gretchen Carlson’s lawsuit,” read the statement. “During her tenure at Fox News, Gretchen exhibited the highest standards of journalism and professionalism. She developed a loyal audience and was a daily source of information for many Americans. We are proud that she was part of the Fox News team. We sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve.”

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