Eight women have accused TV journalist Charlie Rose of sexually harassing them — including groping them and prancing around naked in front of them, according to a new report.
“It has taken 10 years and a fierce moment of cultural reckoning for me to understand these moments for what they were,” Reah Bravo, a former intern and associate producer for Rose’s PBS show, told The Washington Post. “He was a sexual predator, and I was his victim.”
The women, who range in age from 21 to 27, described several incidents of sexual misconduct, including Rose groping their body parts and walking around in the nude.
Bravo said she was groped multiple times by Rose, who would also appear naked in her presence.
One time, she was flying on a private plane with the journalist when he pressed up against her, Bravo said.
“I felt at a loss. I mean, what am I going to do? We were how many feet up in the air?” she said. “I remember him being on top of me.”
Kyle Godfrey-Ryan, who worked as one of Rose’s assistants in the mid-2000s, said the TV host sometimes walked around naked while she worked in his home — and called her up several times at odd hours to describe his fantasy of her swimming naked in his pool.
“It feels branded into me, the details of it,” Godfrey-Ryan said.
Megan Creydt said she was working as a coordinator for Rose’s show when he put his hand on her thigh.
“I don’t think I said anything,” she told the publication. “I tensed up. I didn’t move his hand off, but I pulled my legs to the other side of the car. I tried not to get in a car with him ever again. I think he was testing me out.”
Another woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, recalled discussing a job opportunity with Rose at his Long Island home in 2010 when he came out in an open bathrobe — and then tried to put his hands down her pants.
Rose also allegedly groped an intern’s breasts and stomach while he was driving her back to Manhattan from his place in…