Julie Chen Opens ‘Big Brother’ Broadcast With Married Name: ‘I’m Julie Chen Moonves’

Julie Chen continues to support her husband through thick and thin.

“The Talk” host has made it clear she is on team Les Moonves after the former CBS Chairman exited the company following multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him.

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Introducing Wednesday’s episode of Global‘s “Big Brother”, Chen greeted the audience for the first time ever using her married name. “Good evening, I’m Julie Chen Moonves.”

The only other time she has ever used her married name on-air was when she signed off on the last episode of “Big Brother” with, “I’m Julie Chen Moonves. Goodnight.”

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Chen, 48, recently announced her departure from “The Talk” with an emotional farewell: “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.”

“Big Brother” airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global. You can also watch full episodes online.

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