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Former Fox News producer who settled mistreatment claim with Bill O'Reilly sues for defamation

Former Fox News producer who settled mistreatment claim with Bill O'Reilly sues for defamation

Former Fox News producer Rachel Witlieb Bernstein is suing Bill O'Reilly and Fox News for defamation and breach of contract, alleging they violated a settlement she reached with the fired cable anchor.

In a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Bernstein said O’Reilly and Fox News broke their nondisclosure agreement in remarks to the New York Times. The April 1 story recounted how the anchor and network had paid $13 million in settlements over the years to her and other women who had complained that O’Reilly had abused or sexually harassed them during their employment.

Bernstein complained in 2002 that she was mistreated by O’Reilly...

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