Glenn Beck's the Blaze files countersuit against Tomi Lahren

Glenn Beck and The Blaze file countersuit against Tomi Lahren

The countersuit also states that Lahren is still employed by TheBlaze, and that her now viral appearance on "The View", which she claims led to her suspension, had nothing to do with her absence from the air. Also, Beck says she had ignorant analysis.

The countersuit read, "In reality, TheBlaze had employment issues with Lahren for well over a year". And last week, she sued the network and its founder, Glenn Beck, for wrongful termination.

UPDATE - 5:20pm: Deadline is reporting that Beck and TheBlaze have countersued Lahren and characterized her in legal papers as "inappropriate and unprofessional".

Lahren has argued that she has been effectively fired since she was locked out of the office and her work email account, and her show was canceled. However, The Blaze said that Lahren was only "suspended" after allegedly alienating conservatives by calling them hypocrites for seeking to restrict women's' reproductive rights while advocating for smaller government.

Lahren's flimsy question was fine with the Blaze, however, because it tapped in to a belief held by many conservatives (and unsupported by data) that white people now face more discrimination than black people. Her comments-which were contradictory of her own previous statements on the subject-"offended" the network's predominantly conservative audience and therefore "reflected negatively on TheBlaze's reputation". That included allegations that Lahren mistreated the floor crew, was heard complaining about TheBlaze and saying that she would take over the company, created conflicts with other media personalities at the network, and publicly "embarrassed" the company "because her statements were uninformed and inconsistent". At only 24, she has said some pretty outlandish things which you probably wouldn't expect from someone her age. She says the network has failed to turn over administrative control to her Facebook profile, cutting off access to more than 4 million followers.

Tomi Lahren has been criticized for her controversial opinions on race and the presidential election. "Same phone who dis", he tweeted in response to her referencing his "Smile" song.

Beck did not immediately return a request for comment.

Glenn Beck and Tomi Lahren are now at loggerheads in court.

However, The Blaze canceled Lahren's show nearly immediately after she made the comments, according to the lawsuit, "presumably hoping they could find an exit strategy to sanitize their unlawful conduct" until Lahren's contract expired September 30. Lahren was removed of her position shortly after an appearance on the View in which she came out as pro-choice.

The 24-year-old known for her unpopular views when it comes to politics and social justice issues is now in limbo career-wise.

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