HEAD OF CBS TO BE ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves will be accused of “unwanted kissing and touching” in the latest #MeToo bombshell report from The New Yorker magazine.
Journalist Ronan Farrow's account in The New Yorker reportedly includes allegations against Moonves, 68, detailing recent claims in addition to incidents that occurred “more than 20 years ago.”
CBS told THR that “all allegations of personal misconduct are to be taken seriously” and issued the following statement: "The Independent Directors of CBS have committed to investigating claims that violate the Company’s clear policies in that regard. Upon the conclusion of that investigation, which involves recently reported allegations that go back several decades, the Board will promptly review the findings and take appropriate action.”
Meanwhile, the company's stock took a dip following the publication of the Hollywood Reporter's story.