Leslie Roy Moonves (; born October 6, 1949) is an American media executive who served as Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation until he resigned on September 9, 2018 in light of allegations that he sexually abused many women.
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Forbes

With New Allegations Piling Up Against Les Moonves, Will CBS Pay $120M Severance?

Stories like the fall of Les Moonves often unravel layer by layer like an onion and this is the case as new allegations against the former head of CBS surface. In this latest New York Times article on the topic, new details and accusations have come to ...

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CNN

New allegations against former CBS chief Les Moonves put his $120M severance ...

You think you know what happened with Les Moonves and CBS? This new New York Times story proves that we don't know the half of it. The story includes a revolting new accusation of sexual assault by Moonves, and it has raised fresh doubts about ...

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Vox

This new Les Moonves story is a case study in how the system works to protect ...

On Wednesday, the New York Times published a new exposé about ousted CBS chair and CEO Les Moonves, who stepped down from his post in September after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. (Moonves maintains that any sexual ...

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CNBC

Les Moonves made more than $650 million as CEO of CBS, and now he could leave ...

Leslie Moonves made more than $650 million in total annual compensation throughout his tenure as CEO of CBS Corporation. Now, as he departs the company following sexual misconduct allegations, he could leave with $0 in severance after working for the ...

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CNNMoney

Will Les Moonves leave with $0, $120 million, or something in between?

Now that CBS Corporation chief executive Les Moonves has stepped down, the company wants to shake off the scandal and move on. With an eye to the future, acting CEO Joe Ianniello's first memo to staff on Monday was titled "Looking forward." But many ...

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New York Times

DealBook Briefing: What's Next for CBS Without Les Moonves?

Mr. Moonves's severance package will depend on the result of the company's investigation into the claims. He could walk away with over $120 million — or nothing. (The advocacy group Times Up demanded “no reward for Les Moonves.”) CBS will donate ...

- New York Times

Business Insider

Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, is out after 6 more women accused him of sexual ...

CBS Corporation CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves has left the company. A new report from The New Yorker on Sunday detailed accusations of sexual harassment and assault from six additional women against Moonves. The new claims include that ...

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NPR

Les Moonves Out At CBS After Harassment Allegations

Les Moonves has stepped down as the chairman, president and CEO of CBS Corporation, after 12 women accused him of sexual misconduct that spanned decades in two reports published in The New Yorker. CBS made the announcement in a statement on ...

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New York Times

Les Moonves, Longtime CBS Chief, Steps Down

Leslie Moonves, the longtime chief executive of the CBS Corporation, stepped down on Sunday night from the company he has led for 15 years. His fall from Hollywood's highest echelon was all but sealed after the publication earlier in the day of new ...

- New York Times

CNNMoney

Les Moonves is about to leave CBS, sources say

Longtime CBS chief executive Les Moonves, facing new claims of sexual misconduct, will step down soon as part of a wide-ranging corporate settlement of a separate fight for control of CBS. The CBS board of directors is likely to announce the deal by ...

- CNNMoney

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NPR

Les Moonves And CBS's Culture Of Harassment

One of the most powerful men in media, Leslie Moonves, the chairman and chief executive of CBS Corporation, is the subject of a story published in The New Yorker last night that details allegations of sexual harassment by six women. CBS says it is now ...

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EW.com (blog)

Les Moonves: Sharon Osbourne, Lynda Carter tweet support for CBS chief

A handful of celebrities and executives are tweeting their support for embattled CBS chief Les Moonves in the wake of an in-depth New Yorker article detailing sexual harassment allegations against the longtime executive. On Saturday, original Wonder ...

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USA TODAY

Sharon Osbourne, Lynda Carter, CBS execs support Leslie Moonves amid ...

Wife Julie Chen isn't the only person speaking up in support of CBS chief Leslie Moonves, who was accused of sexual harassment in a bombshell report published by the New Yorker Friday. In the article, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Ronan ...

- USA TODAY

CNNMoney

Six women tell The New Yorker that CBS chief Les Moonves sexually harassed them

The New Yorker has published an investigation that details allegations of sexual misconduct, intimidation and retaliation against longtime CBS president and CEO Les Moonves. Six women told New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow that Moonves sexually ...

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The New Yorker

Les Moonves and CBS Face Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

(Prophet recalled firing Douglas and said that the two had a heated exchange. She said that she didn't know about Douglas's allegation, and denied the comment about burning bridges. “There are no bridges at CBS,” she said. “There is just Les Moonves.

- The New Yorker

NPR

CBS Responds To Sexual Harassment Claims Against CEO Les Moonves

CBS is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct within the company. NPR has learned a target of the investigation is longtime CEO Leslie Moonves. The statement came after reports emerged that New Yorker reporter Ronan Farrow is working on a story ...

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New York Times

Les Moonves, CBS Chief, Faces Inquiry Over Misconduct Allegations

The CBS board of directors said on Friday that it would investigate allegations of misconduct against the company's chief executive, Leslie Moonves, the subject of an impending article in The New Yorker focused on claims about his behavior toward women.

- New York Times

Deadline

Shari Redstone Attacks 'Insinuation' She Is Behind Les Moonves Misconduct ...

The company's independent board issued a statement saying it takes allegations of misconduct seriously, without identifying Moonves. The statement comes ahead of an anticipated report alleging that one the most powerful men in Hollywood is accused of ...

- Deadline

CNBC

CBS shares skid 7 percent after Les Moonves is accused of sexual misconduct in ...

CBS shares fell as much as 7 percent Friday on the news that CEO Les Moonves is accused of sexual misconduct in an upcoming Ronan Farrow expose. CBS stock was at one point on pace for its worst daily performance since Oct. 2, 2011, when it dropped ...

- CNBC