Fox News daytime anchor Shep Smith is facing intense backlash after Big League Politics published an audiotaped interview with John Doe #1, a 35-year old man who describes Smith sexually attacking him in New York City in 2004. Smith did not immediately stop his aggression as the alleged victim tried to fight Smith off, according to John Doe #1’s account of the incident.
A petition at Ourstand.org states its mission: “Demand Fox News Suspend Shep Smith to Investigate Sexual Assault Claim.”
The petition reads: “According to a new bombshell report from BigLeaguePolitics, Shep Smith has been accused of Sexual Assault by a man. Fox News has been fast to suspend allies of President Trump, such as Judge Jeanine for merely expressing her opinion on Ilhan Omar. In addition in July of 2017, Fox News suspended Charles Payne for having a sexual assault allegation against him. Payne was later found to be innocent and reinstated, but not before an investigation. In order for Fox News to not show hypocrisy and treat Anti-Trump Shep Smith like others, we believe Shep Smith should be immediately suspended to investigate the claim against him.”
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