PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — CBS3 has learned that CBS News has suspended television newsman Charlie Rose.
He is accused of sexual harassment, groping and lewd conduct.READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather For Bans Off Our Bodies Protest In Philadelphia After SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade
The Washington Post is reporting that eight women have come forward, claiming Rose made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls and walking around naked.READ MORE: 11 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead, 10 Others Injured: Police
The incidents allegedly happened between the 1990s and 2011 and involved work for the “Charlie Rose Show” on PBS.
Rose is also one of the hosts of “CBS This Morning.”MORE NEWS: Brandywine Valley SPCA, Other Shelters Holding Mega Adoption Event This Weekend
He tells The Washington Post in part, “It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior. I am greatly embarrassed I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe all these allegations are accurate.”