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Julie Chen Moonves to Continue as 'Big Brother' Host Next Year

Julie Chen Moonves will reportedly continue with Big Brother until at least through the end of the next season, as long as CBS renews the long-running reality competition series.

The longtime host announced that she has left her job at The Talk following her husband Leslie Moonves‘ oust from CBS.

Chen Moonves is contracted to host one more season of Celebrity Big Brother and one more season of the regular edition of the show, and she plans on sticking to her contractual obligations, according to Deadline.

The season 20 finale of Big Brother airs next Wednesday. Julie has added Moonves to her last name to show support for her husband, who was recently accused of sexual assault and misconduct by multiple women.

Julie Chen Adds 'Moonves' to Her Name Again on 'Big Brother' After Exiting 'The Talk'

Julie Chen is back on Big Brother – and once again using her married name.

After exiting The Talk, Julie once again reaffirmed her commitment to her husband by beginning the pre-taped episode on Wednesday night (September 19) with “Good evening, I’m Julie Chen Moonves.”

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The longtime host of Big Brother took a break from television after her husband Leslie Moonves left his job at CBS following allegations of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and violence.

She used her married name for the first time on Big Brother last week, affirming her support for her husband.

Julie Chen Officially Exits 'The Talk'

Julie Chen has officially left The Talk amid her husband Les Moonves‘ firing from CBS over allegations of sexual misconduct.

The announcement was made via a video message on the show on Tuesday (September 18).

“I have been at The Talk since the day it started nine years ago, and the cast, crew and staff have become family to me over the years. But right now, I need to spend more time at home with my husband and our young son. So I’ve decided to leave The Talk. I want to thank everyone at the show for our wonderful years together. I will always, always cherish the memories we shared. Most important, I want to thank you, the viewers, for allowing me into your home every day. It was a privilege that I will forever be grateful for. To everyone behind the scenes… I send you my love. I will miss you all very, very much,” she said.

In the message, she also addressed her co-hosts, Eve, Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert and Sharon Osbourne.

To Sharon and Sara, she said, “We’ve been together since Day 1 at The Talk. I’ve spent every day with you both. I will always treasure our friendship, the great parenting advice from both of you and the memories and laughs and all the private jokes that the three of us have shared. We are the original Three Musketeers. I love you all, and I know that this show, and the sisterhood that it stands for, will live on for many, many, many more years to come. You ladies got this, and I cannot be more proud to call you my friends. I love you.”

Julie has been on The Talk since it began in October of 2010.

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Julie Chen Exiting 'The Talk' Amid Husband Les Moonves' Scandal

Julie Chen is reportedly leaving The Talk amid the controversy surrounding her husband Les Moonves.

Moonves was accused of sexual assault and violence, and left his position as an exec at CBS.

On her decision regarding The Talk, a source told CNN, “She has decided that her main focus needs to be clearing her husband’s name from accusations made 25-30 years ago and tending to her son.”

Julie will reportedly continue her duties as the host of Big Brother.

The announcement will become official on Tuesday’s episode of The Talk, where Julie will apparently appear via video message.