‘The Loudest Voice’ Stars Naomi Watts, Russell Crowe Talk Roger Ailes

Variety | 6/25/2019 | Elizabeth Taylor
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Roger Ailes may have been the force behind the creation of Fox News, but the late newsman’s legacy will forever be his atrocious sexual harassment of several of the network’s female anchors and producers.

Showtime premiered its new limited series “The Loudest Voice,” which chronicles Ailes’ rise and fall, on Monday night at the Paris Theatre in New York City.

At…agitating - Audiences - Fear - Naomi - Watts

“He was good at…agitating audiences and creating fear,” Naomi Watts, who stars as Gretchen Carlson, told Variety. “His power just went to him. It corrupted that power in a way that he was able to misuse his power, mistreat women, and keep everyone on a certain level of control. And I think there’s just no tolerance for that now.”

“And a large part due to the fact that Gretchen Carlson said, ‘No, I’ve had enough,’ and had to fight back,” she continued. “She went into that self-preservation mode and was really responsible inadvertently for creating the Me Too movement…When you see one person...
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