CBS chief Moonves leaves after new sexual misconduct charges

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Image result for jessica pallingstonLongtime CBS chief Leslie Moonves stepped down Sunday night, hours after The New Yorker magazine reported new sexual misconduct allegations made against him by six women.

One of the women said Moonves forced her to perform oral sex, and others said he retaliated when they rejected his advances.

Moonves acknowledged that he had relations with three of the women but denied using his position to hurt their careers.

Six other women accused Moonves of sexual harassment or assault in a previous New Yorker article. CBS let Moonves remain on the job after the previous allegations but the CBS board of directors announced Sunday that he would leave effective immediately.

The network also will donate $20 million to organizations that support equality for women in the workplace, with the money coming out of Moonves’ severance pay.

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