Stephen Colbert Addresses CBS Boss Les Moonves Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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All of the women say they believe their careers suffered because they rejected his advances.

This victim is not one of the six women to speak to The New Yorker about allegations of sexual misconduct against Moonves.

Looking directly into a camera Chen said, "Some of you may be aware of what's been going on in my life the past few days".

CBS is set to release its second-quarter 2018 earnings on Thursday after the stock market closes. "I recognize that there were times decades ago when I may have made some women uncomfortable by making advances", he said.

Colbert made light of the New Yorker piece at first, exchanging his coffee mug for alcohol during the monologue after learning the exposé was indeed a legitimate piece of journalism.

CBS faces major challenges if CEO Les Moonves is sidelined while the CBS board investigates sexual harassment allegations against him.

"Whether it's the leader of a network or the leader of the free world".

The board also announced that it will postpone CBS Corporation's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders that was previously scheduled for August 10.

Farrow said on Twitter that the woman who went to the LAPD in February is not someone he spoke to for the article.

Farrow, the son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault history, also interviewed other current and former CBS employees over eight months. Shari Redstone has proposed merging CBS with media company Viacom Inc (VIAB.O), also owned by National Amusements, a plan that Moonves has opposed.

Julie added, "And I will stand by that statement today, tomorrow, forever".

Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of CBS Corporation speaks at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California, US October 21, 2015. "All allegations of personal misconduct are to be taken seriously", they said in a statement.

"That's not good", Colbert said. A new date has not been announced. "We are seeing vigorous discourse in our country about equality, inclusion, and safety in the workplace, and CBS is committed to being part of the solution to those important issues".

Corporate governance experts said there could be several reasons why CBS's board may not want to fire Moonves, including its fiduciary duty to shareholders to minimize the company's legal liabilities.