'Start Here' podcast: Les Moonves out at CBS

The corporation's CEO and chairman is resigning following a new wave of misconduct allegations. ABC News' Scott Goldberg reports.
1:38 | 09/10/18

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Transcript for 'Start Here' podcast: Les Moonves out at CBS
Turning out to the resignation of CBS chief lesson to investors buy a new round of accusations. A sexual assault and. Harassment Moonves is now accused of forcing women to have oral sex and getting violent when they refused. In a statement overnight he says he's deeply saddened to leave CBS. And describes the latest claims as on true allegations. From decades ago. ABC Scott Goldberg has more. Hi guys greetings from the start here studio on the podcast today. We talk about Les Moonves the powerful chief executive at CBS who stepped down last night amid accusations of sexual misconduct. This comes a little more than a month after The New Yorker first printed accusations from six women. Now another six women have come forward I spoke to Aaron Cutera ski from our investigative Ian. Late Sunday night comes word. That Moonves is going to be making a twenty million dollar donation to. Me too movement organizations and and also will receive no severance benefits. Until the two law firms that CBS hired to investigate the allegations against him are done what their work. Moonves responded to the latest allegations with a statement to The New Yorker that said it quotes the appalling accusations in this article are untrue what is true as the they had consensual relations with three of the women some 25 years ago. Before I came to CBS and I have never use my position to hinder the advancement or careers of women. On quote we get into more details on today's episode of start here download it wherever you get podcasts Candace Diane and our thanks to Scott.

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