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Amazon Studios suspends chief Roy Price over Harvey Weinstein row

Roy Price allegedly harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein

Reuters  |  San Francisco 

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday reported an allegation by Isa Hackett, a producer on one of Amazon.com Inc's shows, that Price had lewdly propositioned her in 2015. Amazon said in a statement: "Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately. We are reviewing our options for the projects we have with The Weinstein ...

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 13:07 IST
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