Disgraced veteran broadcaster Charlie Rose was sacked from CBS after sordid events from his stint at PBS surfaced. Eight women have come forward with allegations of ‘sexual misconduct’ against Rose.
Here is CBS’s official response
NEW: CBS News terminates Charlie Rose following allegations of sexual misconduct. “There is absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace,” says CBS News President David Rhodes. pic.twitter.com/CPgVRjsvXJ
— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 21, 2017
Some of the allegations against Rose include “lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping [women’s] breasts, buttocks, and genital areas.”
Charlie Rose took to Twitter with a formal statement to his accusers:
My statement in full. pic.twitter.com/3kvFrqF2dT
— Charlie Rose (@charlierose) November 20, 2017