CBS Chief Fired In Sex Scandal Fights For $120 Million Severance
Friday, January 18, 2019, 7:37 AM
CBS's former CEO Leslie Moonves, fired over sexual abuse allegations, is taking the television network to arbitration to try to get $120 million in severance it refused to pay him. CBS and Moonves had agreed in September when he was fired that he had the option to go to arbitration to settle any differences over his severance, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Report details new allegations of Moonves' sexual misconduct
Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 7:32 PM
A report by CBS lawyers outlines more allegations of sexual misconduct by longtime chief Les Moonves, The New York Times reported. The report alleges that Moonves destroyed evidence and misled investigators as he attempted to protect his reputation and severance payments. It says investigators had received "multiple reports" about a network employee who was "on call" to perform oral sex on Moonves.