Megyn Kelly Details Roger Ailes Harassment: He Tried to Kiss Me, Grab Me...

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Megyn Kelly has gone into detail over allegations that Roger Ailes sexually harassed her on multiple occasions while he served as the Chairman of Fox News.

Radar Online has obtained excerpts from Kelly's upcoming memoir, "Settle For More," which was updated at the last minute with passages about Kelly's history with Ailes.

And they paint the disgraced CEO in some pretty terrible light.

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Ailes left the company in July after former host Gretchen Carlson became the first of several women to accuse him of sexual harassment.

She eventually settled her lawsuit against Fox News Corp. for many millions of dollars, with Kelly writing that she was approached over the summer to speak out in defense of her ex-boss.

"I refused," Kelly writes in her book, according to Radar. "There was no way I was going to lie to protect him."

Ailes has strong denied any type of misconduct, despite numerous Fox News employee claiming he acted in inappropriate ways toward them.

Kelly is one of these employees, as reports back in July asserted that she told executives at Fox the kinds of things Ailes said to her back in the day.

It all starred in the summer of 2005, Kelly now writes, just a few months after she was hired as a legal correspondent in Fox’s Washington bureau.

Having "captured the attention" of Ailes, Kelly says she was often summoned to his office for meetings.

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“Roger began pushing the limits,” she alleges, adding in gross detail:

“There was a pattern to his behavior. I would be called into Roger’s office, he would shut the door, and over the next hour or two, he would engage in a kind of cat-and-mouse game with me - veering between obviously inappropriate sexually charged comments (e.g. about the ‘very sexy bras’ I must have and how he’d like to see me in them) and legitimate professional advice."

Kelly claims that he offered to advance her career “in exchange for sexual favors."

After she rejected these offers, Ailes continued to make “physical advances" against her.

In January 2006, Kelly says that Ailes "crossed a new line - trying to grab me repeatedly and kiss me on the lips.”

When she pushed him away, she alleges, “he asked me an ominous question: ‘When is your contract up?’ And then, for the third time, he tried to kiss me."

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After six months of this kind of behavior, Kelly reported Ailes to a supervisor. At that time, the harassment finally ended.

“Crossing him was a major risk,” she writes in the book. "But what if - God forbid - he was still doing it to someone?”

Therefore, Kelly called the co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, Lachlan Murdoch, and told him and the firm’s general counsel about her experiences with Ailes.

Days later, the company announced it had hired an outside law firm, Paul Weiss, to investigate Ailes, with Kelly saying she cooperated fully by providing them with as many details as she could.

It's worth noting, by the way, that Fox News Corp. gave Ailes a $40 million golden parachute when he left the company.

And also that he's now serving as an advisor on Donald Trump's Presidential campaign.

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