Julie Chen Leaving &#zero39;The Talk&#zero39; in Wake of Les Moonves&#zero39; CBS Exit


Chen, the ousted CBS chairman’s spouse of 14 years, plans to proceed as host of “Big Brother.”

Julie Chen is leaving CBS' daytime present The Talk, efficient instantly. Chen, the spouse of ousted CBS chairman Les Moonves, is predicted to say her goodbyes to the present videotaped message Tuesday (Sept. 18), sources confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. CBS declined remark.

Chen is predicted to proceed as host of CBS' actuality sequence Big Brother, which is about to wrap its 20th season. After Moonves was ousted from CBS following a Sept. 9 New Yorker story detailing extra sexual misconduct allegations towards him, Chen took a depart of absence from The Talk

She returned to host Big Brother's reside eviction episode final Thursday (Sept. 13). She didn't immediately tackle the allegations on the present, however signed off by saying, "I'm Julie Chen Moonves." Chen's co-hosts on The Talk have mentioned Moonves a number of occasions throughout her absence. After a July 27 New Yorker story detailed allegations by six ladies towards Moonves, Chen issued what has been up to now her solely public assertion on the matter.

"I’ve recognized my husband, Leslie Moonves, for the reason that mid-90s, and I’ve been married to him for nearly 14 years," she wrote on Twitter. "Leslie is an effective man and loving father, devoted husband and provoking company chief. He has all the time been a form, first rate and ethical human being. I totally help my husband and stand by him."

CNN first reported the information of Chen's departure from The Talk.

This article initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.