Fired Fox News Reporter Says He’s Lawyering Up ‘To Fight Fox’s False Accusations’

John Huddy, who was fired by Fox News this week, is now saying he’s retained a lawyer.

The news of Huddy’s firing came on the same day that his sister Juliet Huddy, a former Fox News anchor, spoke out to Megyn Kelly about her sexual harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly.

Huddy subsequently spoke out and said “this is disgusting what they’re doing,” and now he’s telling TheWrap he has retained a lawyer:

“At this point I’m retaining a lawyer to fight Fox’s false accusations,” John Huddy said. “In my experience at FNC and to my knowledge I have never seen someone summarily fired the way I was. What I have seen is Fox renewing the contracts of people accused of sexual harassment, assault, lewd behavior and fabricating stories.”

“It is a company,” he added, “that tries to silence people who speak out by intimidation, slander and threats. They did it to my sister and now they’re trying to do it to me.”

Fox News responded in a statement to Mediaite: “Following a thorough investigation into a physical altercation earlier this month, FOX News made the decision to sever ties with Jerusalem-based correspondent John Huddy. The network’s investigation concluded last week, and due to observation of the Sabbath last Friday, terminated Huddy’s employment on Monday.”

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