Julie Chen has finally broken her silence about husband Les Moonves after the longtime CBS CEO stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations. Find out Wednesday, September 19 when the next eviction takes place on CBS, hosted once again by Julie Chen Moonves.
"From outside the 'Big Brother" house, I'm Julie Chen Moonves.
Chen, 48, hosted "Big Brother" on Thursday night and backed her spouse by using his name when she signed off. Before Monday's broadcast of The Talk, Chen released a statement, saying, "I am taking a few days off from The Talk to be with my family".
One person tweeted, "Now THAT was a statement ..." Good night, ' she said.
On Sunday, Moonves was sacked from his long-running position at CBS after new allegations surfaced of inappropriate behavior, including assault and sexual misconduct. "I did a great job of putting [a target on me] to begin with", Haleigh told Chen after they exchanged compliments with each other.
The two-paragraph internal memo from CBS News president David Rhodes, which was seen by Reuters, said that Fager's departure "is not directly related to the allegations surfaced in press reports, which continue to be investigated independently".More news: Andrea Petkovic: 'Serena Williams lost the control of herself'
The New Yorker published a second report about Moonves on Sunday, describing additional accusations against him brought by six other women.
"For the past 24 years it has been an incredible privilege to lead CBS's renaissance and transformation into a leading global media company", Moonves said.
Beyond Moonves, the network has had its fair share of #MeToo upheavals.
"I have known my husband, Leslie Moonves, since the late '90s, and I have been married to him for nearly 14 years", Chen wrote.
'Leslie is a good man and a loving father, devoted husband and inspiring corporate leader, ' she tweeted. "I fully support my husband and stand behind him and his statement".