Inside Julie Chen’s big decision to step down from The Talk. Henry Winkler shares the joy of winning his first Emmy.
It’s the one topic Julie Chen doesn’t want to Talk about. After nine years of discussing the day’s issues on CBS’ The Talk, the 48-year-old host stepped down after her husband, CEO Les Moonves, was fired by the network for alleged sexual misconduct. “Right now I need to spend more time at home with my husband and our young son,” she told viewers on Sept. 18. Julie had previously expressed support for Les, even signing off an episode of Big Brother as “Julie Chen Moonves.” It’s unclear if she will keep hosting the CBS reality show, and speculation about who will replace her on The Talk centers on Dancing With the Stars judge Carriehost
Ann Inaba, a guest the day Julie quit.
“You look awful good sitting in that chair,”
Julie told her.
“I want to thank the viewers for allowing me into your home every day.” — Julie
“I will always treasure our friendship,” Julie told longtime co-hosts Sharon Osbourne and Sara Gilbert.Julie and Les with son Charlie, 8, inMarch