Julie Chen Moonves Les Moonves

Julie Chen Moonves Les Moonves

Julie Chen Moonves is claiming it was not her resolution to depart The Talk in 2018 after she departed the daytime discuss present following virtually a decade of internet hosting.

The journalist and tv persona lately appeared on Good Morning America to debate her audio memoir But First, God, which explores the non secular journey she’s been on since 2018, when she left The Talk after her husband — then CEO and chairman of CBS Media Venture, Les Moonves — was accused of sexual misconduct.

“That was a tough time,” she stated at this time on Good Morning America. “I felt stabbed within the again. I used to be!”

She later added, “I don’t know if I may’ve reconciled if I didn’t have God in my life.”

When requested if she ever confronted her husband over whether or not the sexual assault allegations have been true, Chen Moonves responded, “That’s not what we’re right here to speak about, however after all. I do know my husband. I do know my husband.”

Chen Moonves moderated The Talk for eight years earlier than her abrupt exit in 2018. At the time, she stated she had determined to depart to “spend extra time at house with my husband and our younger son.”

Her exit from the present got here simply days after Moonves was accused of sexual misconduct

by six ladies in an investigation by The New Yorker. Moonves stepped down as CEO and chairman of CBS simply hours after the report was launched. Chen Moonves has stood by her husband because the allegations have been first made. She didn’t start utilizing his title professionally till after the controversy, when she started utilizing it to log out.

“Julie Chen earlier than she discovered God was self-absorbed, career-minded, useless, gossipy — enjoyable to be with, however in all probability type of a shallow particular person,” she stated. “Julie Chen Moonves, who now is aware of the Lord, is somebody who desires to assist others; who desires to have a look at everybody with a delicate coronary heart.”

Despite leaving The Talk in 2018, Chen Moonves has continued internet hosting Big Brother by way of its current twenty fifth season.

New episodes of Big Brother air on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 9/8c on CBS.

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