Fox Hit With $48M Lawsuit By Exec It Fired Over Sexual Assault Claim

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UPDATED with Fox Statement:
Francisco Cortes, who was fired as vice president of Fox News Latino for allegedly sexually harassing Fox News contributor Tamara Holder, has filed a $48 million lawsuit against 21st Century Fox, claiming that he's been made a "scapegoat" and a "Latino patsy" to help Fox "demonstrate that it aggressively handles sexual harassment complaints." Holder claims that Cortes tried to force her to have oral sex with him in February 2015 when the two…