“CBS This Morning” co-anchor Charlie Rose is scheduled to undergo heart valve replacement surgery on Thursday, keeping him off the air for at least several weeks.
Rose’s upcoming procedure was announced on the program Wednesday. He said expects to return in March. In a statement, he noted that his aorta valve had been replaced 15 years ago.
“To continue to live this amazing life so full of challenges and friends, including so many of you in the audience, I have chosen to replace the valve with a new one,” he said. “The timing is my choice.”
Rose, 75, has been co-anchor of “CBS This Morning” since 2012, alongside Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King. The program has steadily...