NEW YORK (AP) – Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News guest are “100% false and a complete fabrication.”
Debbie Schlussel tells Tulsa, Oklahoma, radio station KFAQ that Hannity repeatedly asked her to come to his hotel with him during a book signing event and a broadcast of his show in Detroit. She says Hannity called her after the show and yelled at her. She says “it was made clear to me that I didn’t go back to his hotel with him.”
Hannity responded to the New York Daily News in a statement . He says Schlussel has been lying about him for over a decade “in an effort to slander, smear and besmirch” his reputation.
Schlussel didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on Hannity’s statement.
This story has been corrected to show that Schlussel was a guest on Fox News Channel, not a contributor.