Fox News host Shepard Smith is now facing allegations of sexual assault, following startling new audio which was uncovered on Friday.
According to an alleged victim, Smith reportedly attempted to force “completely uninvited” sexual contact during an incident in 2004.
The shocking news has prompted outrage from Fox News viewers, who have demanded the network remove Smith pending an investigation, and have launched a petition that is quickly circulating online.
EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Shep Smith Accuser Says Fox News Host Sexually Attacked Him, Kept Going After He Tried To Push Him Off https://t.co/WDgeVOpRwT
— Big League Politics (@bigleaguepol) March 22, 2019
Conservatives and Trump supporters took to social media on Friday to react to the news, with the overwhelming majority demanding Fox News suspend or fire Smith.
Many cited the network’s recent treatment of host Judge Jeanine Pirro, who is currently serving a two-week suspension for comments regarding Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s Muslim faith.
That’s it –
FIRE HIM! That’s what he wanted to happen to Kavanaugh so — bye bye
— ~AmericanWife~ (@AmeriWify) March 22, 2019Loading...
Funny isn’t it? @ShepNewsTeam screamed ‘I believe the victim’ during Kavanaugh’s hearing. Guess what Shep, ‘I BELIEVE THE VICTIM’!!!!
EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Shep Smith Accuser Says Fox News Host Sexually Attacked Him, Kept Going After He Tried To Push Him Off https://t.co/yckQuCCRKP
— Harry Kary 🇺🇸 (@Harry_Kary) March 22, 2019
Fox needs to investigate this completely. Meanwhile, it’s only fair Shep be suspended. Fox did
EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Shep Smith Accuser Says Fox News Host Sexually Attacked Him, Kept Going After He Tried To Push Him Off – Big League Politics https://t.co/sbN00Hiagt
— Anna Edlemann ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@7777Bluebird) March 22, 2019
— Camden Forse (@cforse1500) March 22, 2019
Lets not forget about 4 yrs earlier, Smith was accused of running over another journalist with his car, in Tallahassee, FL. He somehow beat the charges
— Daniel Madness (@DWFreer) March 22, 2019
We suspend Pirro and this guy is still on the air? Good by Fox!!
— airplane28 (@ctommoli24) March 22, 2019
When is HIS show going to get cancelled??
— Miss B (@DeplorableMissB) March 22, 2019