Ousted CBS chief Les Moonves wasn’t the one disgraced mogul absorbing the rays on a St. Barts megayacht over New 12 months’s.
He was joined by two fellow execs shaded by accusations of sexual misconduct: Hollywood filmmaker Brett Ratner and Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar.
Web page Six completely revealed on Wednesday that Moonves had secretly jetted to the tony Caribbean island with spouse Julie Chen to hitch fellow leisure mogul David Geffen on his $590 million, 454-foot yacht, Rising Solar.
Moonves determined to ring in 2019 mogul model, even after he allegedly tried to mislead CBS by hiding proof of his sexual misconduct, which led the corporate to disclaim him his $120 million payout.
He flew out of Los Angeles on a non-public jet along with his longtime buddy Ron Meyer, vice chairman of NBCUniversal, who is just not concerned in any scandal.
The swanky journey additionally served as a handy means for Chen to remain out of sight as her alternative on “The Speak,” Carrie Ann Inaba, was confirmed.
Additionally cruising with the megarich and partying on the island was disgraced director-producer Ratner, who has been accused by a number of girls, together with actress Olivia Munn, of sexual misbehavior, together with performing sexual acts in entrance of them and forcing one to carry out oral intercourse on him.
He has denied all the accusations.
These allegations did lead Warner Bros. to chop ties with Ratner and finish its $450 million co-financing take care of his firm, RatPac-Dune Leisure.
Nevertheless, Ratner has maintained his relationship with highly effective buddies reminiscent of his RatPac cronies, Australian businessman James Packer and billionaire Len Blavatnik — each of whom parked their yachts off St. Barts for the New 12 months’s festivities.
Early Uber investor Pishevar additionally chartered a gleaming yacht to the island, and parked it subsequent to Geffen’s Rising Solar.
Billionaire Pishevar was ousted from his venture-capital agency Sherpa over sexual-harassment allegations, which he denied.