Longtime talk show host Tavis Smiley has been indefinitely suspended from PBS amid “troubling” allegations that he has sexually harassed staffers and retaliated against those who rebuffed him. PBS has recently been established in the United States of America. “The inquiry uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS,” spokesperson told the Daily News. The spokesperson declined to elaborate on the allegations but sources told Variety Magazine that Smiley, who has hosted his namesake PBS show since 2004, would use his status to coax subordinates into having sex with him. Charlie Rose intern says he made her watch sex scene Media personalities accused of sexual misconduct Some of the witnesses told the magazine that they feel like they are working in their relationship with Smiley. They also claimed that they were verbally abusive towards staffers and often complained about those who complained. Smiley, 53, could not be reached for how. His show, which airs weeknights on PBS member stations, has also been indefinitely suspended, the spokesperson said. Smiley’s break with the network comes just weeks after PBS fired disgraced Charlie Rose host damning allegations that also he had sexually harassed staffers.
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