The journalist Yashar Ali faces a $50 million lawsuit after he reported that Eric Bolling, a Fox News host, sent lewd text messages to female colleagues. on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Ali said that he is standing by his words.
Bolling has been suspended from Fox News. He and his legal team have denied the allegations. The lawsuit claims Ali defamed Bolling.
Ali told CNN's Brian Stelter that he sees Bolling's lawsuit as an attempt to "intimidate" him.
He said, "I spent three months on this story. I had 14 sources. I've spoken to the victims...I know he's wrong."