There was an empty chair on the set of "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday as Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King covered the suspension of their co-host and friend Charlie Rose.
"This is a moment that demands a frank and honest assessment," O'Donnell said.
That's exactly what O'Donnell and King delivered. They talked in detail about the sexual misconduct allegations against Rose, a television news icon who has co-hosted the morning show since 2012.
"Charlie does not get a pass here," King said. CBS suspended Rose shortly after The Washington Post published a 5,000-word story about alleged harassment, based on interviews with eight women who described "unwanted sexual advances."
Here's here statement this morning