Eight women accused Rose of making unwanted sexual advances toward them, The Washington Post reported on Monday, the latest in a wave of sexual harassment allegations against prominent men in the entertainment and media industries and American politics.
On her show on Tuesday, the TV anchor responded to the accusations against Charlie Rose with her own disappointing story involving the veteran journalist. "There is absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace", says CBS News President David Rhodes. "In my 45 years in journalism, I have prided myself on being an advocate for the careers of the women with whom I have worked", Rose said in a statement.
The 75-year-old newsman was also a contributor to "60 Minutes" on CBS. Rose would also ask her for details on her sex life and, like with Bravo, walk around naked in front of her. Godfrey-Ryan said that Rose fired her when he got word of how she complained about his behavior.
Watch the "Outnumbered" panel's reaction above.
He said he did not think all the allegations were "accurate", adding: "I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realise I was mistaken".
"I intend to speak to him, certainly later today", King said, "but I'm very sorry, and I'm very glad they have spoken up".
The Washington Post reports that the allegations include "lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks, and genital areas".
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"As tough as this story is, it's important that we cover it", Golodryga said.
'It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologise for my inappopriate behaviour.
"And I'm really struggling because how do you, what do you say when someone that you deeply care about has done something that is so awful", King said.
Co-host Norah O'Donnell says it's a time of reckoning for women. I'm really grappling with that. There is no excuse for this alleged behavior.
"Charlie does not get a pass here".
"I felt an vast sense of shame that I had greenlighted his actions because I didn't fight back", said Bravo. "I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that", Rose told the Post.
In a statement to The Post, Vega said she should have done more to protect the young women on the show.
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Eddie Van Halen , the guitarist, tweeted, "I had some of the best times of my life with him on our 1984 European tour". He took great pride in all that he endeavored. "His loyalty to the fans was unsurpassed", he wrote.