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Fox Reporter Claims Her Hostile Workplace Lawsuit Led To Retaliation & Harassment

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Lidia Curanaj amends original lawsuit against Fox.

Things just keep getting worse for Fox!

A reporter named Lidia Curanaj has amended a previous complaint against 21st Century Fox, bringing up the Bill O'Reilly controversy and claiming superiors retaliated against her after she filed a lawsuit citing a "misogynistic culture" at the company.

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In new court papers filed Monday, and reported on by The Hollywood Reporter, the woman, who works as a reporter at Fox affiliate Fox 5 in New York, stated that her station's managing editor became overly concerned with her every move in an attempt to portray her as a bad employee after she filed the original suit.

For example, Curanaj claimed she was given permission to get her cell phone repaired after it stopped working during work hours, but then was admonished for doing so by Peter Facini, the station's managing editor. In another instance, she was using the restroom (while pregnant and in her third trimester) when Facini began frantically looking for her and paged her over the intercom. However, when Curanaj returned to the newsroom she found that there was no breaking news and that another reporter had already been dispatched to the scene.

In her original lawsuit, Curanaj also complained of Roger Ailes, claiming

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