NBC News terminated its contract with a senior political analyst after allegations surfaced in the past week from women alleging that Mark Halperin had sexually harassed them.
“An NBC News spokesperson confirmed the termination Monday shortly before Eleanor McManus, one of Halperin’s accusers, appeared on the network’s ‘Megyn Kelly Today,'” The Los Angeles Times reports.
The report adds: “Halperin has been off the air since the late Wednesday report on CNN that women who worked at ABC News claimed they had been subjected to harassment, inappropriate physical contact or sexual assault by Halperin while he was political director from 1997 to 2007. A second report on Friday had detailed accounts from a total of a dozen women.”
McManus, a forrmer CNN producer, appeared this morning on “Megyn Kelly Today” to discuss incidents that allegedly occurred in the late 1990s. Here’s the clip, posted by NBC …