Julie Chen lets the world know that she is on husband Les Moonves’ side amidst sexual harassment allegations

Moonves has recently resigned as CEO of CBS

by Asfa Shakeel

Julie Chen has subtly let the world know that she is still standing behind husband Les Moonves amidst sexual harassment allegations against him.

Julie Chen

Julie Chen is fully backing Les Moonves right now. (Image source: Instagram/Julie Chen)

Moonves recently resigned from his role as CEO of CBS after allegations of sexual assault from 12 different women came to light against him. Moonves released a full statement on the matter, saying:

Untrue allegations from decades ago are now being made against me that are not consistent with who I am.  Effective immediately I will no longer be Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CBS.I am deeply saddened to be leaving the company. I wish nothing but the best for the organization, the newly comprised board of directors and all of its employees.

Les Moonves

Les Moonves stepped down from his role of CEO of CBS after the allegations. (Image source: Instagram/MyTalk)

Chen made sure to let the world know that she believes her husband’s denial of the allegations made against him and stands by him in this tough time. While signing off from Big Brother, on which she is a host, Chen opted to use her full name, Julie Chen Moonves. The move was made more significant by fans of the show pointing out that Chen does not usually use her husband’s name on TV.


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Julie signed off tonight’s show with “I’m Julie Chen-MOONVES”. Looks like she is standing with her husband! ?

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Moonves was exposed by Ronan Farrow, who published a piece in The New Yorker detailing accounts from women where the former CEO had behaved inappropriately towards them. After the piece was published, Chen said, “I am taking a few days off from The Talk to be with my family.

Julie Chen

Chen took time off from The Talk after the allegations. (Image source: Instagram/Julie Chen)

She also said that Moonves fully owns up to the times when he made unwanted advances on women, but established that he has fully learned from his mistakes. She tweeted out, “Leslie is a good man and a loving father, devoted husband and inspiring corporate leader. He has always been a kind, decent and moral human being. I fully support my husband and stand behind him and his statement.

Julie Chen

Image source: Twitter/Julie Chen

Chen is back on TV after her recuperative break.


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