O’Reilly Accuser Juliet Huddy Speaks Out After Latest Bombshell: ‘I’m Terrified’


Former Fox News anchor Juliet Huddy — who reached a settlement with the network after lodging sexual harassment claims against Bill O’Reilly and former FNC co-president Jack Abernathy — is speaking publicly for the first time since levying her allegations.

Appearing on Megyn Kelly Today, the former anchor — who maintained ties to the network from 1998 through 2016 — was limited by her settlement agreement in what she could say about O’Reilly. So instead, she focused on the network, and efforts to keep her silent.

“You’re one person about to go up against a machine.” Huddy said. “It is daunting and frightening. And it’s — it holds you back from taking action sometimes.”

Huddy spoke out two days after the bombshell New York Times report that Fox News extended O’Reilly’s contract even after settling a sexual harassment claim for $32 million.

Host Megyn Kelly — who delivered an emotional monologue on her own experiences at Fox News moments before Huddy appeared — asked Huddy if she was still scared by the network.

“I’m terrified,” Huddy said. “I’m actually terrified.”

Watch above, via NBC.

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