Sharon Osbourne is getting candid about Julie Chen’s departure from The Talk.
The 66-year-old TV star dropped by the Jim & Sam Show on SiriusXM radio the place she admitted that since Chen’s emotional farewell in September, they haven’t had any contact.
“I haven’t spoken to Julie in forever,” she defined. “It’s really, really tough on her. When they were doing the investigation, I think that every female employee through CBS got a letter from the people that are doing the investigation for the company, to say ‘Have you ever had any inappropriate meetings with him? Has he ever been inappropriate with you?’ And then you’ve got to go in there every day.”
She is referring to the investigation in September that was carried out quickly after a number of girls got here ahead alleging sexual harassment from the chairman and CEO of CBS, Les Moonves, Chen’s husband. He stepped down from his place on the firm quickly after. Then, every week later, Chen introduced she deliberate to depart the discuss present.
“I’ve been at The Talk because the day it began 9 years in the past and the forged, crew and workers have grow to be household through the years,” she defined in a clip from the set of Big Brother. “Right now, I would like to spend extra time at house with my husband and our younger son, so I’ve determined to depart The Talk. … I need to thanks, the viewers, for permitting me into your house on daily basis. It was a privilege that I’ll endlessly be pleased about.”
But the previous information anchor’s absence from the present has been felt by the likes of Osbourne, who didn’t hesitate to share her admiration for Chen.
“I loved work with Julie,” she gushed. “She was, you know, great. So professional to work with.”
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