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Fox CT Meteorologist Begs: Please Take Me Back

Geoff Fox, the popular weatherman, spoke for the first time Sunday night and asked Fox CT to reconsider his firing over inappropriate conduct.

 

Meteorologist Geoff Fox, who was let go Friday by Fox CT for "inappropriate conduct," is asking his former employer to reconsider that decision.

In a blog posted Sunday night, Fox admits to the conduct and asks for a second chance.

"I know my former bosses in Hartford and Chicago will see this," he writes on his blog, 'My Permanent Record.'

"I am on my knees begging you reconsider your decision and please take me back. I am asking for another chance," he wrote.

Fox was fired after transcripts of conversations of a sexual nature he had with a woman surfaced on the Internet. The private messages were sent through Facebook, and it's not clear how they were made public. 

"I had no idea this private conversation would be made public, but what I did was still wrong even if it had remained private," Fox said.

"This is a very difficult time for my family. I betrayed a trust with my wife and daughter which won’t be mended quickly. I have made promises to them I intend to keep," he said. 

Following his firing from WTNH, where he worked for decades, his fans have been vocal in their support of him and their opposition to Fox CT's decision to let him go.


"...what EVER happened, this is your PERSONAL life….and it is not for any of us to judge or quite frankly to be privy to," one blog reader commented. "What you did was wrong, but in turn, whomever felt the need to destroy you, your family, your fans, your friends by making your private life public, without your consent is far more amoral."

Fox has been married for many years to his wife Helaine and they have a grown daughter.

Ellyn Santiago (Editor) November 19, 2012 at 03:25 PM
Should Fox CT re-hire him?
jane November 19, 2012 at 03:52 PM
Fox fired him for that???? How ridiculous. What next - fired for getting divorced? Fired for missing Sunday church service? Where has the sanity gone?
REVMAN November 19, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Fox should reconsider re-hiring him as it was on face book and PRIVATE??? He is not very smart for doing it and that should be a private matter between him and his family.
RMS November 19, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Bring him back! I don't care what he does in private, he is hilarious and I will miss the world famous jib cam and the Fox Theory!
Doreen Murphy November 23, 2012 at 05:59 PM
Bring him back. It had nothing to do with the wonderful job he did!!

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