Tomi Lahren suing Glenn Beck for wrongful termination


Conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren has filed a lawsuit against Glenn Beck and his media company, The Blaze, for wrongful termination, The Dallas Morning News reported on Friday.

The lawsuit filed in Dallas County claims that Lahren’s show was wrongly canceled by The Blaze following her controversial remarks in support of abortion rights on “The View.”

The suit states that Lahren was “understandably disappointed, saddened and in shock for being suspended for freely expressing her opinions, which certainly reconcile with what is the law of the land in the United States i.e., a woman’s constitutional right to choose and in no way inconsistent with any of [Lahren’s] obligations under the Employment Contract.”


Lahren’s comments on abortion sparked a wave of backlash from conservatives around the county accusing the Blaze host of being inconsistent in her beliefs.

“I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say I’m for limited government but I think the government should decide what women do with their bodies,” she said during her appearance on “The View.”

Following her comments, Lahren was suspended and instructed to “go dark” on social media, according to the lawsuit. The document also alleges that Lahren’s employer was aware of her position on abortion and “never took any issue with it,” in the past, Dallas News noted.

The Blaze on Friday maintained that Lahren is still under contract and is being paid by the company.

“It is puzzling that an employee who remains under contract (and is still being paid) has sued us for being fired, especially when we continue to comply fully with the terms of our agreement with her,” a company spokesperson said.

According to the lawsuit, The Blaze expressed interest in continuing to pay Lahren “presumably hoping they could find an exit strategy to sanitize their unlawful conduct.”

The suit asks that Lahren receive a temporary restraining order protecting her right to freely express her views and stop The Blaze from destroying evidence related to the incident.

According to the report, Lahren is also asking for for attorneys’ fees and costs in addition to other relief “which she may show herself justly entitled.”

Updated: 7:25 p.m.


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