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#MeToo: Amazon Studios chief quits after producer alleges sexual harassment

The accusations against Price represented a rare scandal for the online retailer


Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. Price took a leave of absence last week and Albert Cheng, the studio's chief operating officer, remains interim head of the division, the spokeswoman said. Price did not immediately return a request for comment. Price's move came after many women have shared their experiences of mistreatment on social media using the hashtag #MeToo, in the wake of ...

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First Published: Wed, October 18 2017. 09:49 IST