Amazon suspends top exec Roy Price in wake of harassment claim
Amazon suspends top exec Roy Price in wake of harassment claim
The Great Unraveling: Amazon Studio Chief Accused of Sexual Misconduct
13 October, 2017, 04:20
In its statement, Amazon says it's reviewing options for projects it has with the Weinstein company.
Hackett says she reported the incident to Amazon executives immediately. Then earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal wrote a devastating analysis of why the company is failing in the original content business, revealing that the company had passed on The Handmaid's Tale (which went to Hulu and won many Emmy awards) and Big Little Lies (which went to HBO and also dominated the Emmys).
Isa Hackett, the producer on "Man in the High Castle" recapped Price harassing her, with lewd suggestions that she'd "love his dick". An outside investigator, Christine Farrell of Public Interest Investigations Inc., was brought in and spoke to Hackett and executives at Amazon.
Multiple representatives for Amazon did not respond to requests for comment Thursday evening. "Accordingly, we looked closely at this specific concern and addressed it directly with those involved".
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Hackett told Masters she was inspired to speak publicly now because so many women had shared their stories about Weinstein, the disgraced film executive who is the subject of numerous sexual harassment and rape claims that have surfaced over the past week.
Price declined to comment, according to the paper.
Amazon and The Weinstein Co. - the high-profile studio Weinstein founded with his brother, Bob - are partners on two forthcoming streaming TV series.
Amazon past year also launched a stand-alone video streaming service.
The Amazon Studios president's departure comes amid renewed sexual harassment allegations and multiple signs that Amazon and others in the industry had withdrawn their support from the embattled executive. In tweets addressed to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, McGowan said that after selling a project to Amazon, she voiced her concerns about Weinstein to Price, who allegedly ignored her.
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He said the producer asked him to "tell her that he was a professional and you had a good experience, and that was it". The segment aired hours after Damon came forward to address reports that he helped cover up a story about Weinstein.
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