Can sexual harassers redeem themselves and make a career comeback? And if they can, what should the path to public forgiveness look like for those accused of inappropriate behavior?

This was the topic of CNN’s Headline News during Carol Costello’s show Across America last week featuring crisis PR expert and Red Banyan Founder Evan Nierman and Lorraine Ali, a media critic at The Los Angeles Times. The guests discussed several of the widely publicized cases of alleged sexual misconduct by well-known public figures, including chef and media personality Mario Batali and former Senator Al Franken.

See what the experts had to say in the full segment below: