Julie Chen left 'The Talk & Talk'; after the husband's husband Les Moonves departed

"She decided that her main focus must be cleaning her husband's name."

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Julie Chen is leaving CBS & # 39; Discussion, one week after your husband Les Moonves resigned as head of the company after allegations of sexual harassment and assaults.

According to CNN, two sources close to Chen said she will leave the panel chat show "immediately effective."

The panel, which took time off the show immediately after the allegations, will announce the announcement in a pre-recorded air message on Tuesday's program.

"She decided that her main focus must be her husband's name to clear from allegations made 25-30 years ago and take care of her son," a source told CNN.

CBS event Chen confirmed from the show to Mashable.

"For eight seasons, Julie Chen co-hosted The Kent with incredible energy, grace and professionalism. Her talents played a major role in the successful launch of the first network talk show during the CBS day, and in the growth of the award-winning Emmy series, "you read a statement.

“We are very much indebted to everyone here for their enthusiasm and passion for the show every day and for her generous role as ambassador for the CBS during the day. in everything she does. ”

Gradually, Chen will continue to host CBS & # 39; Great brother. The television host publicly supported her husband as many women emerged Ronan Farrow with allegations of sexual abuse against Moonves in July and September.

“I know my husband, Leslie Moonves, since the late 90s, and I'm married to him for nearly 14 years," Write on Twitter in July.

"Leslie and a loving father, a dedicated husband and an exciting corporate leader. He has always been a kind, reasonable and moral human person. I fully support and stand up to my husband and his statement."

Update: September 19, 2018, 10:26 a.m. AEST Updated with comment from CBS.

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