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Terry Crews fires WME after filing report against executive

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Actor has fired talent agency William Morris Endeavor (WME), days after filing a complaint against one of its executive for allegedly groping him.

Just days after the about of Harvey Weinstein broke, the "Expendables" actor had claimed that a "high-level Hollywood executive" groped his "privates" at a party last year.

The alleged perpetrator has been identified as Adam Venit, head of WME's motion picture group, who now has gone on leave as the agency investigates the accusations, reported Variety.

Meanwhile, Crews has filed a report with the Police Department, which is investigating the accusations.

On October 10, claimed on Twitter that a Hollywood executive had groped him.

"My wife and I were at a Hollywood function last year and a high level Hollywood executive came over to me and groped my privates.

"Jumping back I said What are you doing?! My wife saw everything and we looked at him like he was crazy. He just grinned like a jerk," Crews had said.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 16:32 IST