Time Magazine referred The Silence Breakers — “the individuals who set off a national reckoning over the prevalence of sexual abuse” — its Person of the Time for 2017 and, strangely, Gretchen Carlson was not one of those singled out.
In July 2016, the news anchor and columnist filed a lawsuit against then-Fox News CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. Carlson’s accusations and suit incited mass media coverage, helping six more maids to also accuse Ailes of sexual harassment.
Ailes resigned from his potent announce within weeks( and succumbed this past May ). Carlson has since become an advocate for speaking out against unprofessional behavior, even writing a bible designation Be Fierce . em>