Les Moonves, the former head of CBS, actively obstructed an investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed and assaulted employees, according to
Les Moonves, the former head of CBS, actively obstructed an investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed and assaulted employees, according to a draft report obtained by The New York Times. As a result, Moonves may be barred from receiving the controversial $120 million severance package he had been promised under his contract.
The report, which lawyers working for CBS prepared for the company’s board, also includes previously unreported allegations against Moonves, according to the Times .
The newspaper said that the lawyers spoke to 11 women with allegations against Moonves, and collected second-hand reports about other allegations as well. They found credible reports of harassment, and also determined that Moonves received oral sex from at least four employees “under circumstances that sound transactional and improper to the extent that there was no hint of any relationship, romance, or reciprocity (especially given what we know about his history of more or less forced oral sex with women with whom he has no ongoing relationship).

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