Sharon Osbourne of “The Talk” tweets her support for Leslie Moonves and co-star Julie Chen.
After standing by her husband, Leslie Moonves, in a Twitter post on Friday, Julie Chen ‘ s friend and TV co-star Sharon Osbourne, has also come out and defended Moonves after the CBS network chair was accused of sexual abuse.
“The call” tomorrow host shared a tweet on Saturday morning the parts of her “support” for her good friends.
Osbourne, who has served on the CBS talk show with Chen since the beginning in 2010, tweeted, “Interesting timing, seems to be an attempt to discredit Leslie for a great cause. I hope people don’t rush to judgment [sic] and let @CBS-the perform of their research. Sending my love and support of my friends @JulieChen and Leslie Moonves.”
Interesting timing, seems to be an attempt to discredit Leslie for a great cause. I hope people don’t rush to judgment and let @CBS-the perform of their research. Sending my love and support of my friends @JulieChen and Leslie Moonves
— Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) July 28, 2018
LES MOONVES, A TOP CBS EXEC, ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN THE BOM REPORT
On Friday, six women accused Moonves of sexual harassment, according to Ronan Farrow’s latest report, published by the New Yorker. In addition, more than two dozen employees of the company, the past and the present, detailed incidents of sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation at the CBS, the report said.
Ozzy tweets defend Moonves to come after Chen, a statement with respect to its own support for her husband, who she married in 2004.
“I know my husband, Leslie Moonves, since the late 90s, and I have been married to him for almost 14 years,” Chen wrote in a statement on Twitter. “Leslie is a good man and a loving father, a 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 (@JulieChen) July 27, 2018
And while in the past there are already rumors that Chen is not particularly well-liked by her co-hosts on “The talk” in 2011 New York Post article it was reported that Chen told her castmates, “My husband can fire your asses any day,” it seems that at least Osbourne remains close to the host.
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Sharon Osbourne and Julie Chen are co-stars on “The talk” since 2010.
Moonves responded to the rumors that same year and said, “Someone who knows my wife knows she would never say that,” he said in Newsweek.
Chen and Moonves began their romance in 2003, when he was still married to his wife Nancy Wiesenfeld Moonves.
When Chen’s relationship with the CBS executive was public, she was the host of “The Early Show” on the network. She has since nabbed the role of host on “The talk” and “Big Brother” both, of course, on CBS.
Moonves and Chen share one child, a son named Charlie.
Farrow, who broke the news about the Moonves sexual assault allegations, appeared on GMA on Saturday morning to comment further on the details of his New Yorker expose.
“These are the stories, one after the other, verying in degree of severity to women who say they were pinned down and strugged to escape and women who were expected to be taken seriously – these are the stories the women said that they felt scared and intimidated and felt their career surfferd as a result,” he said.
Farrow added: “I would say that these women feel that A) in a number of cases, these are what they described to be sexual assaults that were very severe, and B) it certainly is not accuate to describe that time as only 20 years or more.”
Fox News’ Leora Arnowitz contributed to this report.
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