NBCUniversal CEO admits inappropriate relationship, steps down

Photo by: Comcast
Photo by: Comcast

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The CEO of NBC-Universal is out after admitting to an "inappropriate relationship" with a female employee.

Parent company Comcast announced on Sunday that Jeff Shell stepped down, effective immediately.

Shell said in a statement he deeply regrets his actions and is "truly sorry" he let his colleagues down.

He was named CEO on January 1st, 2020.