Eric Bolling is suing reporter Yashar Ali after the Huffington Post published his report claiming the FOX News host sent lewd text messages to multiple female colleagues. Bolling is suing Ali personally for a whopping $50 million. Ali says he stands by his reporting and isn’t intimidated by the suit.
Huffington Post released a statement Wednesday responding to the lawsuit.
The Huffington Post stated, “Yashar Ali is a careful and meticulous reporter. We stand by his reporting.”
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HuffPost statement on Bolling lawsuit: pic.twitter.com/WRiWZIELEN
— Hadas Gold (@Hadas_Gold) August 9, 2017
Yashar Ali sent out a series of tweets as well:
Just received a summons. Eric Bolling is suing me for defamation – $50 million in damages. I stand by my reporting + will protect my sources
— Yashar Ali 🐘 یاشار (@yashar) August 9, 2017