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Fox News won’t permit any videos they have of Roger Ailes to be used: ‘He’s a ghost there’

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According to a producer who is wrapping up a documentary on the late Roger Ailes, the Fox News network is refusing to license any clips of the former head honcho — not wanting to be linked to his scandal-plagued exit.

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Alexis Bloom — who will soon unveil “Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes” in December on A&E — the conservative news network has, understandably, not been very forthcoming with help documenting the rise and fall of the former chairman and CEO of Fox News.

According to Bloom, Fox has disappeared any evidence Ailes was part of the conservative news network that he is credited with molding into a highly influential media giant before he was brought down by accusations of sexual harassment.

“It became clear that Ailes was the creative genius behind Fox,” Bloom said of the network, adding, “[former Chairman Rupert] Murdoch was the money man.”

“I didn’t know that he carried guns with him at all times. That the glass in his office was bulletproof. That he had such a level of personal security. I didn’t know that he was such a fabulist. We’d made a film about Julian Assange, who’s an unrepentant fabulist,” she recalled about her research on the late CEO. “At a certain point with Roger, I was, ‘Wow, he’s got that disease, too.’ The myth-making was profound. That he was as crazy as he was — that you could run a big corporation and be that unhinged.”

She went on to say, that the”big corporation” has white-washed their history with him to the point where he has become a “ghost” of a memory.

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“They stopped licensing all footage of Roger Ailes,” Bloom revealed, saying she had to rely on clips from other sources that passed legal muster.

“They’ve almost expunged his presence at Fox. There’s no plaques of him. He’s a ghost there,” she added.

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