Les Moonves Escapes CBS Board Meeting Unscathed Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Days after news broke that Chen's husband, CBS CEO Leslie "Les" Moonves, had been accused of sexual harassment by six women, The Talk host is continuing to publicly support the network head.

CNN has not independently confirmed the allegations. Back in November, he skewered "CBS This Morning" host Charlie Rose about his allegations of sexual misconduct - while Rose's co-host, Gayle King, was waiting in the wings for an interview. But this weekend some people asked me, probably cause I work here, "What do you think is going to happen?"

Moonves, who transformed CBS into a ratings victor after joining the network in 1995, is one of the most powerful American men implicated in the #MeToo era that ignited previous year after the career implosion of Harvey Weinstein. "But I do believe in accountability, and not just politicians you disagree with". Redstone is trying to recombine the company with Viacom, which she also controlsーa move Moonves sharply opposes. Thus far, it does not seem advertisers are looking to pull their commercial time from the network, but it remains to be seen if marketers will take action with Moonves remaining at his roost. "And the conversation ended, and he went from being very friendly to being really cold". In a statement to The New Yorker, Moonves acknowledged that he "may have made some women uncomfortable by making advances". "Those were mistakes, and I regret them immensely", he said. "And I will stand by this statement today, tomorrow, forever".

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Embattled CBS boss Les Moonves was spotted out on Sunday night at Nobu Malibu with his wife, Julie Chen, and a group of friends.

The statement Chen is referring to appeared on her Twitter account at 6:14 p.m. on Friday evening, shortly after Farrow's report was published online.

The sources told CNNMoney that the Monday meeting was scheduled before a bombshell report in the New Yorker Friday detailed allegations against the CEO. "But I always understood and respected - and abided by the principle - that "no" means 'no, ' and I have never misused my position to harm or hinder anyone's career".

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Now it's Monday, and the board is tasked with figuring out how to approach that investigation during their normally scheduled meeting.

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