“I have been at The Talk since the day it started nine year ago,” Chen said in a message that viewers were told had been recorded on Big Brother’s set moments earlier. Chen has not been seen on The Talk since Season 9 began on September 10.
While saying The Talk cast, crew and staff had become “family to me,” she explained, “right now I need to spend more time at home with my husband and our young son. So I have decided to leave The Talk.”
— Julie Chen (@JulieChen) September 18, 2018
Chen had announced moments before the season debut that she “was taking a few days off” to be with her family. Husband Leslie Moonves had just