Julie Chen and your husband, Les Moonves, they dated after his CBS firing and quitting The speech. The couple attended a Yom Kippur shoot with 8-year-old son Charlie in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 19. The couple appeared to be in good spirits as they coordinated in dark blue suits.
A day earlier, Chen confirmed in a pre-recorded video that she was leaving The speech in the midst of the Moonves scandal. “I was there The speech since the day it started nine years ago, the cast, crew and staff have become family to me over the years, “said Chen, 48.” But right now, I need to spend more time at home with my husband and our young son, so I decided to leave The speech. I want to thank everyone at the show for our wonderful years together. I will always, always keep the memories we shared. “
He continued: “Most importantly, I want to thank you viewers, for allowing me to enter your home every day. It has been a privilege that I will forever be grateful for. To everyone behind the scenes … I am sending you the my love. I will miss you very, very much. “
Chen has been alongside Moonves since sexual misconduct allegations were made against him in July. She signed as “Julie Chen Moonves” during the September 13 and 19 episodes of the CBS hit Big Brother.
Moonves, meanwhile, has denied all charges leveled against him. He was officially fired from the network on 9 September after six other women came forward on allegations of sexual harassment or assault against him.
“Moonves and CBS will donate $ 20 million to one or more organizations that support the #MeToo movement and women’s equality in the workplace,” CBS said in a statement following the news. The donation, which will be made immediately, has been deducted from any severance pay that may be owed to Moonves as a result of the Board’s ongoing independent investigation conducted by Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton. Moonves will not receive any severance pay at this time (other than certain accrued and acquired indemnities and benefits); any payments to be made in the future will depend on the results of the independent investigation and subsequent assessment by the Board. “
Moonves, for his part, said he was “deeply saddened” by his release. “The best part of this journey was working alongside the dedicated and talented people at this company. Together, we have transformed CBS into a destination where the best in the business come to work and succeed, “the 68-year-old said in a statement.” I wish nothing but the best for the organization, the new board and everyone. its employees “.