Dimitrios Kambouris/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The woman who remained anonymous when she alleged Bill O’Reilly sexually harassed her publicly revealed her identity today, appearing on ABC’s “The View.” She said she felt “triumphant” upon hearing that O’Reilly would not return to the airwaves.
Perquita Burgess appeared on “The View” one day after Fox News jettisoned its top-rated host amid allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct by several women.
Burgess said that she was a temporary worker at Fox News in 2008 when she claims the host acted inappropriately towards her.
“Within the first week and a half of working there … he made like a grunting noise,” she told “The View.” “As time went on, I noticed every time he walked past my desk, if no one was around, he
would make that noise.”
“Fast forward to maybe three, four weeks in, we were on the elevator alone coming up to our floor, and he let me off first as gentlemen usually do,” she continued. “As I was getting off the
elevator, he said ‘looking good, there, girl.'”
“One day he walks past my desk … he walks past and says ‘Hey, hot chocolate,'” she said. “I didn’t respond. I was mortified … I took that …read more
Source:: ABC News Radio Business