PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — CBS3 has learned that CBS News has suspended television newsman Charlie Rose.

He is accused of sexual harassment, groping and lewd conduct.

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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.

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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.”

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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.”