- Mel Robbins: President Donald Trump's defense of Bill O'Reilly is part of a troubling pattern
- Trump administration has picked up the torch of misogyny and is running with it, she says
Mel Robbins is a CNN commentator, legal analyst, best-selling author and keynote speaker. She also is a contributing editor for Success magazine. In 2014, she was named outstanding news talk-radio host by the Gracie Awards. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)It's recently come to light that Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has been accused of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior by five women, and that he and Fox's parent company 21st Century Fox have paid out over $13 million to settle with the women. Public outrage has been swift; more than two dozen advertisers have pulled their ad dollars from O'Reilly's show, and calls for his resignation are mounting.