Ellen Ratner Responds To Allegations Of Homophobia At Fox News

"The allegations put forth yesterday on Gawker regarding my Fox News colleagues are disgusting," she said Thursday.

Here is Ms. Ratner’s full statement in response to the allegations:

“My life partner Cholene and I have known Roger Ailes and Bill Shine for close to 20 years.  We have been to their homes and Bill Shine and his family have been to ours.  Countless times Roger Ailes and Fox News have supported our charities and nonprofit organizations.

The allegations put forth yesterday on Gawker regarding my Fox News colleagues are disgusting.  I proudly stand by them both personally and professionally, and vouch for their honor and character.”

Ellen Ratner is the Bureau Chief of Talk Radio News Service, and a Fox News Channel contributor.


Ellen Ratner
Ellen Ratner is the White House Correspondent and Bureau Chief for The Talk Radio News Service, covering the White House and providing exclusive reports to talk radio stations from the Congress and government agencies. In addition, she is a credentialed reporter at the United Nations in New York where Talk Radio News Service has a bureau. Ms. Ratner is a news analyst on The Fox News Channel where she is currently seen on “The Strategy Room” and is heard on over 400 radio stations across the United States. She was the only talk show host granted two interviews with President Bill Clinton. Ms. Ratner helped to develop the concept of “radio rows” with the first large one held at the White House in 1993. In addition, she has trained many groups in use of radio, television and Internet media. Her latest book, Ready, Set, Talk! A Guide to Getting Your Message Heard by Millions on Talk Radio, Talk Television, and Talk Internet, was published in July 2006. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Ratner graduated from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She earned a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University. Follow Ellen on Twitter @ellenratner

6 Responses to “Ellen Ratner Responds To Allegations Of Homophobia At Fox News” Subscribe

  1. TateAshton May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm #

    That’s the way to stand up to those people at Gawker. Thank you, Ellen.

  2. Dwight E Howell May 2, 2014 at 4:01 pm #

    If you aren’t a card carrying member of Marxist/Democrat party you are going to be called raciest or worse even if you are a person of color.

  3. Brian Oram May 2, 2014 at 6:01 pm #

    when things turn to name calling – it is clear you during a good job.

  4. gcblues May 4, 2014 at 1:53 am #

    i thought she was steve ratners wife. i can like her now because steve is scam man who gets away with chart baloney on MSNBC because he is never challenged by someone else that can actually read charts. his income, employment, and growth charts are easily exposed by any econ grad student but they just let him go on his merry way. … so this ellen lady, what is she about? since she is not steve’s wife how does one bumper sticker her?


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