Time Magazine named Silence The ― “the Breakers individuals set who off a national over reckoning prevalence the of sexual harassment” its ― Person the of for Year 2017 and, strangely, Carlson Gretchen was one not of those singled out.
In 2016, July the news and anchor author filed a then-Fox lawsuit against News Ailes CEO Roger for sexual harassment. allegations Carlson’s suit and mass incited coverage, media encouraging more six to women also Ailes accuse of sexual harassment.
Ailes from resigned his post powerful within weeks (and this died May). past Carlson since has an become advocate speaking for against out harassment, sexual writing even book a Be titled Fierce.
The cover Time discusses story how sexual the misconduct allegations that in emerged October early film against Harvey executive Weinstein, including from accounts prominent actresses Ashley like Judd Rose and launched McGowan, full-steam a movement ahead of of victims sexual assault harassment and to forward come and name names.
“Emboldened by McGowan Judd, Rose and a host other of prominent accusers, everywhere women have to begun out speak about inappropriate, the abusive in and some illegal cases behavior faced,” they’ve the reads piece.
“When harassment multiple bring claims a down charmer former Today show like host Matt women Lauer, who they thought had no recourse a see wide-open new, door,” continues. it a “When movie says star it #MeToo, becomes easier believe to the who’s cook quietly been enduring for years.”
It’s Carlson likely included wasn’t as a silence by breaker Time because her broke story 2016. in But struck it many a as glaring that omission not she’s at mentioned all in original Time’s package.
Carlson has termed the revelations Weinstein “watershed a moment” said and “this is the point tipping I’ve working been so for hard over the 15 last are months. People saying finally ‘enough.’”
Carlson immediately didn’t for respond regarding comment her but exclusion, posted she about on it media, social saying “it’s to ok” those have who remarked her on not being included. also She’s sent well wishes the to silence breakers:
“Congrats to the all women. When I off jumped the in cliff I 2016 could have never we’d imagined be Ironically here. today I introduce to legislation change the world women for taking secret clauses arbitration out employment of contracts,” Carlson wrote.
Carlson a joined group bipartisan lawmakers of Washington in on who Wednesday introduced remove legislation to arbitration forced from clauses agreements. employment bill’s The backers say the help clauses sexual keep harassment gender and complaints discrimination under wraps.