A former Fox News anchor has sued Bill O'Reilly for defamation.
Former anchor Laurie Dhue filed the lawsuit Thursday in Manhattan federal. It claims O'Reilly engaged in a "smear campaign" against her and other women who accused him of sexual misconduct.
The suit says O'Reilly damaged Dhue's reputation by claiming that she fabricated her allegations to get money.
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There was no immediate response on Thursday to a request for comment from one of O'Reilly's lawyers.
Fox forced O'Reilly out last year after The New York Times reported that at least five women had received payouts of about $13 million from the prime-time star or his network over sexual harassment claims.
The newspaper said Dhue received $1 million.
Her suit seeks unspecified damages.