CBS CEO Les Moonves accused of sexual misconduct


another powerful man in the media business is facing allegations of sexual harassment Les moonves the chief executive of CBS Corporation is being accused by six women the claims were detailed in an article in the New Yorker written by Ronan and yell and Isaac is here with that story so let’s begin with the allegations as their described in the article really set that up to understand the stature the magnitude of this Manpower it is important to to underscore that so let’s talk about the fact that this is a man who developed friends and ER with Warner Brothers and then he really revived CBS with his like CSI Everybody Loves Raymond Big Bang Theory mrs. a man who in 2017 or close to 7 million dollars making him one of the highest-paid Chief Executives in the world there you go there’s the stature so what have we got now well almost 20 years of allegation 6 women have made allegations against him including the actress Illeana Douglas she told the New Yorker that he violently kissed her she said quote the physicality of it was horrendous you think how long is this going to go on I couldn’t get him off of me and all of the women say that they believe their career suffered because they rejected his advance okay so let’s take a look at Ronan Farrow Farrow now because this is the man who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting associated with the Harvey Weinstein Scandal so this is something that is truly a very significant breaking open of a new mate player in Hollywood is in the media industry particularly in the United States have set that up so then what’s been the reaction serious wrongdoing but he says that he did have you know in advance is over the years on women I’ll give you a look at the board that he ended up staying it’s a statement that he ended up saying I recognize that there were times decades ago when I may have made some women uncomfortable by making these advances those mistakes and I regret them immensely moonves the statement goes on to say I always understood and respected and abided by the principle that no means no I’ve never miss use my position to harm anyone’s career that’s his stance as for the network itself will CPS is acknowledging that upon conclusion of the investigation which involves recently reported allegations that go back several decades they are saying that they will make a decision because Julie Chen RCBS she’s the host of the show Big Brother she is standing by her husband she saying that she believes in him and the last thing I’ll just say is that the market doesn’t believe in him so much 6% is how much CVS stock has gone down
CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused of sexual misconduct by six women, according to a report in the New Yorker. To read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.4765291

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