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Charlie Rose On-Air 'Sex Talk' Going Viral Thanks to John Oliver

11/21/2017 1:10 PM PST

Charlie Rose is off the air at CBS, but his sexual banter with his "CBS This Morning" co-hosts is all over the Internet ... thanks to John Oliver's HBO show, 'Last Week Tonight.' 

Oliver does a running "awkward sex talk" bit, fully dedicated to what -- at the time -- seemed like Rose's playful, yet sexually charged chit chat with Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell.

In one of the clips, you hear Norah tell a guest to "watch his hands, he knows what he's doing" in reference to Charlie holding a female guest.

Oliver's mocking is similar to that of Seth MacFarlane -- who made news when old clips of his surfaced in which he made fun of Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey after their scandals broke.

It doesn't seem like Oliver was aware of the extent of Rose's alleged "wrongdoings" ... but he definitely had his eye on the ball well before the reckoning.

Charlie Rose Fired by CBS, PBS

11/21/2017 9:35 AM PST
Breaking News

10:41 AM -- PBS just dropped Rose. The network said it has "terminated its relationship with Charlie Rose and cancelled distribution of his programs."

CBS launched an investigation into allegations Charlie Rose sexually assaulted co-workers, and it didn't take long for the network to reach a conclusion ... because Rose has just been fired.

Rose was suspended Monday after the Washington Post story that 8 women accused him of various forms of sexual harassment and assault.

CBS News President David Rhodes issued a statement ... "A short time ago we terminated Charlie Rose's employment with CBS News effective immediately. This followed the revelation yesterday of extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior said to have revolved around his PBS program."

Rhodes went on to say, "I'm deeply disappointed and angry that people were victimized."

Rose apologized, saying he misread signals and felt his overtures involved "shared feelings."

It's unclear how the network reached its conclusion so quickly, but Rose is now out of CBS News. His PBS show has also been put on ice.

Rose told a photog Monday night his conduct did not involve wrongdoing

Charlie Rose I Didn't Commit 'Wrongdoings'

11/21/2017 6:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Charlie Rose seemed the worse for wear as he walked home Monday after getting benched from all of his gigs, and he seemed to take issue with the characterization that he did something wrong.

A photog got Rose entering his New York City apartment and asked if he had anything to say to the women who accused him of "wrongdoing." Rose shot back, "It's not wrongdoings" ... then entered his building with an assist from the doorman.

Rose was suspended from his job at "CBS This Morning" and his PBS show was put on ice after the Washington Post reported that 8 women accused the talk show icon of various misdeeds, including groping and parading in front of some of them naked.

Charlie Rose CBS Co-Anchors Say ... He Doesn't Get a Pass

11/21/2017 5:56 AM PST
Breaking News

Charlie Rose's co-anchors say they are "reeling" from the allegations chronicled in The Washington Post, but they are on the side of the women accusing him of sexual harassment and assault.

Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell seemed almost tortured by the revelations, because the person with whom they shared a desk didn't seem like the guy who grabbed women and exposed himself.  That said, they made it clear ... Charlie Rose doesn't get a pass.

Rose has been suspended by CBS as the company investigates the claims

'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' Shocking Fan Scam Fake $35,000 Tickets!!!

11/17/2017 1:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' fans are getting scammed into dropping tens of thousands of dollars for a prized ticket to the China show ... and we've learned the tickets aren't worth the paper they're printed on.

We did some digging and found out the company behind the show is not selling tickets ... the real tickets are free by invitation only.  

The Chinese equivalent to eBay is now littered with offers to purchase tickets ... we found the rock-bottom price was $7,000 and the highest was a staggering $35,000 which supposedly got you a seat in the first 5 rows. And get this for audacious ... the $35k includes a phantom afterparty.

Other fake listings promise front row seats and claim Taylor Swift and Harry Styles will be performing. Not true.

Producers are trying to scrub the fake offers from the online marketplace, but they're still up.

The 2017 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' will air November 28 on CBS.

'Y&TR' Star Kristoff St. John Allegedly Threatened to Shoot Himself

10/22/2017 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

11:56 AM PT --  A rep for Mia St. John tells TMZ, Mia -- Kristoff's ex-wife -- is NOT the one who called police or got the photos of him holding a gun to his head.'Young and The Restless' star Kristoff St. John was hospitalized and placed under psychiatric evaluation after allegedly threatening to kill himself with a gun.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ...  an ex of Kristoff's called cops Thursday evening and told them Kristoff had been sending her photos showing the soap star holding a gun to his head. 

When cops arrived, they confiscated 2 guns and placed Kristoff under a 72-hour hold for mental evaluation. Sources close to Kristoff tell us the 2-year anniversary of his son Julian's suicide is fast approaching -- November 23 -- and that had him very, very upset.

Kristoff's ex set up the "El Saber es Poder" ("Knowledge is Power") Foundation to battle mental illness following Julian's death. 

Les Moonves & Randy Jackson Our Friend Hugh Hefner ... Was Iconic, Revolutionary

9/28/2017 7:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Hugh Hefner was ahead of his time, but not because he put hot women in centerfolds -- and that's what Les Moonves and Randy Jackson will remember about him.

We got the CBS honcho leaving Craig's Wednesday night in WeHo, and Les had seriously high praise for Hefner. You know that running joke, "I only read Playboy for the articles"? Les says there's a lot of truth behind it, and for good reason.

As we reported ... Hefner died peacefully at his home. He revolutionized the magazine biz -- partly with Playboy's famous photos, but also by attracting amazing writers. 

Hef's leadership is what Randy admired the most.

CBS Honcho Les Moonves Donald Trump Is Wrong ... NFL Ratings Are Up!

9/27/2017 6:42 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

CBS honcho Les Moonves is calling #FakeNews on Donald Trump -- saying the President's claims that NFL ratings are "way down" are just wrong.

"All I know is our ratings were up 4% this weekend for the NFL," Moonves told TMZ Sports while leaving Craig's in L.A. with his wife, Julie Chen.

(To clarify, the CBS PR dept. says, "Strong NFL ON CBS ratings for week 3, Up +4% overall vs last year.")

Moonves added, "The NFL is still the best thing on television."

Of course, Trump has tweeted out a different story over the past few days -- saying there is a "tremendous backlash against the NFL and its players" and proclaiming "ratings for NFL football are way down."

Clearly, CBS and Trump are not seeing eye to eye.

Ex-'Big Brother' Stars What's a Lil' Butt Poking Among Roommates?

8/10/2017 7:54 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Rachel Reilly and Meg Maley are walking contradictions -- on the one hand, they say a man pulling unwanted butt poking's a big deal ... but a woman doing it just ain't.

We got the ex-"Big Brother" stars Wednesday in WeHo and asked about Jessica Graf going around and checking her roommates' oil by sneak poking their buttholes and vaginas ... what some consider sexual assault. 

Rachel -- who won season 13 of 'BB' -- doles out some twisted logic ... it's no big deal since they're roommates and it's just a game. But she has a qualifier ... if a man does it to a woman it's a whole different Oprah.

We also got CBS honcho Les Moonves out at Craig's Wednesday night, and he pled ignorance ... which puts him in the doghouse with wife Julie Chen!

'Big Bro' Alum Will Kirby Kick Jessica Out For Butthole Prank

8/10/2017 12:50 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"Big Brother" Season 2 housemate Will Kirby thinks Jessica Graf has crossed the line by sticking her finger up the butts of fellow castmates, and it's time to say goodbye to her.

We got Will Wednesday outside an OfficeMax in L.A. when he not only said Jessica committed assault, he then trained the camera on his 7-year-old son, Cash, who echoed his dad's sentiment.

As we reported, Jessica has already oil-checked several housemates, but so far CBS has been mum on the incidents.

Les Moonves O.J.'s First Interview? We Ain't Paying for Him

7/26/2017 7:58 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Les Moonves has as much interest in landing the first O.J. Simpson interview as he does in having his tongue nailed to a table -- ZERO.

The CBS honcho was leaving Craig's Tuesday night when we asked if he's gunning for that first sit-down after Simpson's released from prison. He'll be out on parole as early as October 1, and it's anticipated he could get as much as $1 million for the interview.

Les did his best Heisman pose, metaphorically, on the idea of any CBS News operation getting in on the bidding. He's not alone in painting Simpson as a media pariah.

'Big Brother' Paul Plans 'Blackface' Stunt!! (Yes, Fans are Pissed)

7/17/2017 11:06 AM PDT

"Big Brother" is about to explode with a racist controversy ... if houseguest Paul Abrahamian follows through with plans to dress in black face to mock a fellow houseguest ... who is black.

Paul hatched his plot over the weekend -- fans watching the live feed watched him whisper to other houseguests, who are white, about dressing in dark leggings and "blackface." Later, he instead used the term "black mask."

Paul's had beef with Dominique on the show because they've accused each other of pulling double-crosses. While discussing his plan for revenge, Paul said he was trying to look like a snake ... because that's what he's called her, and vice versa.

Whether it's blackface or black mask ... many fans are pissed for the obvious reasons: going after a black houseguest is racially insensitive at best -- or intentionally racist, at worst.

Unclear if Paul will go through with his plan or if producers will step in, and tell him to 86 the whole idea. We've reached out to CBS ... no word back yet.

James Brown Tony Romo Has Secret Weapon ... As Broadcaster

7/6/2017 6:27 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

First off, James Brown is awesome -- this guy rules. 

So, when we saw him out in NYC on Wednesday, we had to ask about his newest CBS Sports colleague, Tony Romo -- and if he had any advice for the ex-QB on how not to suck in the broadcast booth. 

That's when James -- with that legendary voice -- told us why Romo has a secret weapon that will make it almost impossible for him to fail. 

A secret weapon who once appeared in a Papa John's commercial with Peyton Manning. 

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