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Miami Anchor Files Discrimination Complaint Saying He’s ‘Too Gay’

Miami Herald

Charles Perez Charles Perez, bumped two weeks ago from WPLG-ABC 10′s weeknight anchor seat, has filed a discrimination complaint with Miami-Dade’s Equal Opportunity Board. He’s too gay, he claims in paperwork delivered to the county on Friday.

Perez, 46, claims station bosses demoted him to weekend anchor/reporter “because of their discomfort over the increasingly high profile of my sexual orientation,” reads the complaint.

The filing summary details Perez’s quick descent at Channel 10, which began weeks after a March 3 performance review, when Perez says that WPLG News Director Bill Pohovey told him he was “too anchor-like and too ‘Brian Williams’ in my delivery.” More…

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