CBS Corp. is facing investigations by city and state officials in New York stemming from the reports of alleged sexual misconduct by former chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves and concerns about the working environment at the company. CBS disclosed Friday in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it has received subpoenas from the New York District […]
Julie Chen continued to show support for her husband, Les Moonves, on "Big Brother" one day after announcing her exit from "The Talk."
Julie Chen announced on Tuesday she is leaving "The Talk" in a pretaped video message from the set of "Big Brother" that aired during the daytime talk show.
Julie Chen is officially all Talk‘d out. The CBS show’s founding co-host will announce her departure on Tuesday’s show via a videotaped message, CNN reports. News of Chen’s Talk resignation comes a little more than a week after Chen’s husband Les Moonves was fired as CBS longtime CEO amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations. As previously […]
Julie Chen‘s decision to sign off of last Thursday’s Big Brother with a not-so-subtle declaration of support for her disgraced husband Les Moonves is going to make it next to impossible for her to resume her day job on CBS’ The Talk, per multiple insiders (not to mention one of Chen’s daytime rivals). “I think […]
Julie Chen's not-so-subtle support of her husband and until, a few days ago, boss Les Moonves as she signed off Thursday's "Big Brother" episode has been described as "defiant" and "awkward." And those are the nice words.
Julie Chen returned to her hosting duties on "Big Brother," where she made a powerful statement indicating support for husband Les Moonves.
In a piece in the Hollywood Reporter, Linda Bloodworth Thomason reveals that she was subjected to years of harassment by disgraced CBS president Les Moonves.
CBS Corp. does have the right to publicly release details of its investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against former chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves. The question of whether CBS would release the findings of the investigation now under way was raised on Monday in the fine print in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing regarding the exit […]
Time’s Up is calling on the CBS board of directors to donate the $120 million it’s holding for a potential severance package for recently-resigned CEO Leslie Moonves to organizations that address sexual harassment and workplace safety. In an open letter to the board, and obtained by CBS News, the advocacy organization said: “That is $120 million dollars that will either go to Mr. Moonves or back into the coffers of the company that allowed the culture created by Mr. Moonves to continue. Or that $120 million can create change by going to organizations – and there are many impactful organizations – that can help women of all kinds.
CBS late night hosts Stephen Colbert and James Corden took different approaches in discussing the exit of their boss Les Moonves.
CBS is expected to announce Monday that it has reached an agreement with longtime CEO Leslie Moonves that will see the executive step down from the company he has led for the last 15 years, CNN reported Sunday. CNN media reporter Brian Stelter first reported the news of Moonves’ imminent departure, which is said to be part of a “global settlement” that is intended to “resolve months of litigation between Moonves and Shari Redstone.” Redstone is the controlling shareholder of CBS. Les Moonves is stepping down from CBS as part of a wide-ranging corporate settlement.
The former head of CBS is accused of forcing women to perform oral sex on him and being physically violent.
As Les Moonves is in talks to exit CBS, six more women have accused him of sexual misconduct, The New Yorker reported Sunday. The magazine, which first reported on accusations of misconduct against the CBS CEO, said that six additional women are now accusing him “of sexual harassment or assault in incidents that took place between the nineteen-eighties and the early aughts.” Moonves denied any such conduct. The accusations range from forced oral sex to threats of physical violence if they refused him.
Leslie Moonves’ tenure at CBS Corp. is expected to end within the next 24 hours as new allegations of sexual assault and harassment surface in an investigative report by Ronan Farrow. CBS and controlling shareholder National Amusements Inc. are also said to be nearing a settlement of the legal battle that has raged for the […]
Howard Stern blasted Leslie Moonves throughout his radio show Monday, recalling his run-ins with the CBS chief and gloating over the current investigation into him for alleged sexual harassment. “I know his true nature. He’s a shark,” Stern said on his Sirius radio show, adding that Moonves “had no humanity behind those shark eyes.” Stern, […]
Facing allegations from six women in the New Yorker over sexual misconduct and a stringent corporate battle with Shari Redstone, Les Moonves will not be charged with sex crimes by the Los Angeles County District Attorney despite clams by two women. Having been informed earlier this year of alleged incidents that occurred back in the mid-1980s with the then Lorimar Television executive, Jackie Lacey’s office declined to pursue the matters due to the statue of limitations…
Stephen Colbert found himself in the odd position of addressing recent sexual misconduct allegations against the man who hired him at CBS: CEO Les Moonves.