Gayle King says Charlie Rose allegations are 'painful' yet necessary for CBS to cover

Charlie Rose's co-hosts: He does not get a pass

“currently we are all part of the story.”

CBS News can be very publicly grappling with the sexual misconduct allegations against veteran journalist Charlie Rose. The network’s journalists are conducting their own investigation within the wake of the Washington Post story of which led to Rose’s firing on Tuesday.

“I never in a million years thought of which we, Charlie Rose, CBS would certainly be involved in This specific story in This specific way,” Gayle King said Wednesday. “yet I also think we’re not shy about reporting of which. I think of which’s important.”

“of which can be very important,” said Vladimir Duthiers, who joined her on “CBS This specific Morning.”

Duthiers was previously scheduled to fill in for Rose on Wednesday. of which’s unclear who will co-host alongside King along with Norah O’Donnell after the Thanksgiving holiday.

O’Donnell was also scheduled to be off for the holiday on Wednesday, so fresh correspondent Bianna Golodryga sat in for her. Golodryga has been reporting on the Rose scandal for the network’s newscasts.

Related: Here’s what Charlie Rose said about sexual harassment before he was fired for of which

On Tuesday evening she revealed of which three CBS News employees had come forward along with alleged “unwanted sexual contact coming from Rose.” The Post story had not included any accounts coming from inside CBS.

After the report, a CBS News spokeswoman said “This specific can be fresh information” of which was received by management after Rose was fired at lunchtime Tuesday.

King had to decide whether to keep or cancel her scheduled appearance on Stephen Colbert’s late night CBS show. She kept of which, along with told Colbert on Tuesday night of which she winced at his jokes about Rose.

Colbert said he was doing his job while King can be doing her job, along with she agreed.

“of which’s still very painful. of which’s still very hurtful,” she said, a day after the initial revelations. “Charlie along with I — we’ve worked together, been friends,” yet she said she has been thinking about “the anguish of those women” who have alleged mistreatment by Rose.

“When I think of the job of which we do at CBS along with how hard the people work, I want to know we are a top notch broadcast operation along with of which’s why I thought of which was important to be here,” she told Colbert.

NPR found itself in a similar predicament a few weeks ago when the organization’s head of news Michael Oreskes was forced to resign. The organization was lauded for its thorough along with transparent reporting on the matter.

This specific week The fresh York Times wrote a followup story when Vox described allegations against White House correspondent Glenn Thrush. He has been suspended while the Times investigates.

On Wednesday’s “CBS This specific Morning,” King addressed the awkwardness — “currently we are all part of the story” — along with said of which’s “important for different women to speak up. We certainly encourage of which.”

Duthiers added: “I keep thinking about the number of talented women of which have left media along with entertainment because of an abuser’s power over them. The loss of talent of which these industries have suffered.”

“I think things are changing,” King said, “along with of which can be a not bad thing.”

sy88pgw (fresh York) First published November 22, 2017: 3:07 PM ET

Gayle King says Charlie Rose allegations are 'painful' yet necessary for CBS to cover

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