Julie Chen ended her hiatus from CBS and made it abundantly clear she fully supports her husband, Leslie Moonves [pr: MOON-vez]. CBS forced Moonves to step down as CEO. Over a dozen women accused him sexual misconduct.
Julie returned to host the CBS reality series Big Brother. At the end of last night’s episode, she signed off, (quote) “I am Julie Chen Moonves. Good night.”
Never before in her professional career had Julie Chen used his name.
When the allegations against her first surfaced in July, Chen tweeted, (quote) “I have known my husband, Leslie Moonves, since the late ’90s, and I have been married to him for almost 14 years. He has always been a kind, decent and moral human being. I fully support my husband.” (Entertainment Weekly)