The President of the company «Keshet» Alex Giladi announced the departure of temporary leave in connection with the publication of the suspicions under which he raped two women who were in his employ.
«I temporarily stop their work in the company «Keshet» as long as my innocence and the groundlessness of these accusations are not proved. I repeat: these accusations are false and unfounded, and I intend to use every legal means at my disposal, to protect against slander and lies,» — said in a statement published Giladi.
On the eve was published the testimonies of two women who claimed that Giladi had raped them. Channel Ten has published evidence of women in the past worked as a journalist, who claims that Giladi had raped her nearly 20 years ago.
The newspaper «gaarets» has published the testimony of one woman who claims to be a victim of rape Giladi in the 70-ies.
Alex Giladi is President of the company «Keshet», which became an independent TV channel after the Second channel ITV was divided into two.
Note that Alex Giladi is also a member of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee. From the organization said that if suspicions concerning Giladi confirmed, «the IOC will consider them and take appropriate action».
The scandal surrounding Alex Giladi erupted when a journalist of the channel «Ten» with Oshrat Kotler accused him on-air sexual harassment. Later, similar statements advanced by the journalist of the newspaper «gaarets» Neri Livne.