Julie Chen Supports Husband Leslie Moonves After Sexual Harassment Accusations

29 July, 2018, 01:32 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
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The New Yorker has published a bombshell investigation of the head of CBS Corporation that includes allegations of sexual misconduct.

The allegations come as Moonves is locked in a battle over control of CBS with the company's largest shareholder, National Amusements Inc, owned by Shari Redstone and her father Sumner Redstone who proposed merging CBS with media company Viacom Inc VIAB.O , also owned by National Amusements. I recognize that there were times decades ago when I may have made some women uncomfortable by making advances.

"Lestlie has made me a better executive, and I have learned how to lead from him", Ross said.

He said he never misused his position to harm or hinder anyone's career. As it was previously reported, the timing of the charges couldn't be worse, as the company is now in the middle of a public legal dispute. The employees also allege that Fager turned a blind eye when other male employees engaged in similar behavior, according to Farrow's account. "He said, 'That was a great meeting, now we have to go out to dinner, '" Kirgo told the New Yorker.

Moonves, 68, has been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement, and helped establish the Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace.

He adds that 19 current and former employees told him that Jeff Fager, the former chairman of CBS News and the current executive producer of "60 Minutes", allowed harassment in the division. As the Hollywood Reporter notes, 14 CBS News employees came forward with allegations against Rose. "It is a challenging place to do well and promotions are earned on merit and are not based on gender".

The author of the New Yorker article, Ronan Farrow, previously has written reports that contributed to the resignation of Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein from his film and TV studio.

The CEO of CBS is being accused of sexual misconduct. and the network says it's investigating and the allegations are being taken seriously.

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CBS noted that it had received no misconduct claims against Moonves during his twenty-four years at the network but has promised an investigation after the report was published, pledging to "take appropriate action".

Julie Chen is defending her husband Leslie Moonves after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Farrow responded to the news of his forthcoming expose on Twitter Friday afternoon. It closed down 6.1%, at $54.01 a share.

He transformed CBS over the past two decades, building it into a ratings powerhouse - it has been the No. 1 network in total viewers for 10 consecutive years.

The company's dominance has not always been a sure thing. Shari Redstone has pushed to combine the two media giants, a deal Moonves vigorously opposed in the courts. Instead, CBS has outperformed its corporate sibling by leaps and bounds. He is the highest-paid executive in Hollywood, earning almost $70 million in 2017.

The piece then delves into how Moonves's conduct as CBS's top dog bled into the company as a whole.

The company has however been hit by scandal and controversy in the past several months.

CBS is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct within the company.

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