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Epic Downfall! Inside Roger Ailes' Last Days At 'Fox News'

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Sep. 23 2016, Published 3:52 p.m. ET

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Roger Ailes' reign at Fox News is coming to a dramatic close, and has all the details.

In a new issue of Vanity Fair, the television tycoon's final days were revealed by numerous sources — including accounts of his pseudo last supper with boss and former ally, Rupert Murdoch.

"He can be done with people really quickly," one of Murdoch's executives reportedly said. "And he's not very emotional about it."

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"He's done with Roger," the source added of their current relationship.

As previously reported, it all began when Fox host Gretchen Carlson claimed in court documents that Ailes, 76, allegedly "injected sexual and/or sexist comments" on numerous occasions with her and attempted to make "sexual advances by various means." Ailes has vehemently denied all allegations.

Despite Ailes's efforts to launch a counter attack in the media, with help from his wife Beth, other Fox News hosts and possibly Donald Trump's camp, the writing was on the wall for the CEO.

On July 16, before flying to Europe for business, Rupert's son and co-executive James Murdoch advised that Ailes be fired. However, he was later convinved to have Ailes resign, keeping the scandal at a dull roar.

The network would later settle with Carlson for $20 million on Ailes's behalf.

Meanwhile, more than 20 women have come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Ailes, one being Fox host Andrea Tantaros.

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According to the 37-year-old, she "complained multiple times to senior Fox executives in 2015 about Ailes's inappropriate sexual behavior toward her," New York Magazine reports.

"She made multiple harassment and hostile-workplace complaints," her lawyer, Judd Burstein, said in a statement, revealing that as far as Tantaros knows, Fox executives never investigated her complaints.

Ailes continues to deny the allegations against him.

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