Roy Price resigns from Amazon days after sexual harassment accusation, reports say

18 October, 2017, 00:43 | Author: Laverne Higgins
  • Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned amid a sexual harassment claim from an employee

Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned amid a sexual harassment claim from an employee.

Isa Hackett, an EP on Amazon's "Man in the High Castle", told the Hollywood Reporter that Price, 51, propositioned her in a taxi, telling her that she would "love (his) d-k". Chief content officer Albert Cheng was named his interim replacement.

The news comes after Price was placed on a "on leave of absence effective immediately".

Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned in the wake of sexual harassment claims, according to multiple outlets. Earlier this week Page Six reported that Price's fiancée, the playwright Lila Feinberg, has called off their November wedding.

Hackett reported the incidents to studio executives who brought in investigators to look further into the allegations, The Hollywood Reporter added.

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She said she was inspired to tell her story by the many women accusing movie producer Harvey Weinstein of harassment.

"I am calling on you to stop funding rapists, alleged pedos and sexual harassers", she told Mr Bezos.

"I hope we all continue to inspire each other and ultimately create change", Hackett said. "I said I was the proof", she wrote.

Last week Amazon said it would not go forward with Weinstein Co. on the projects.

"It's hard because of the fact that I have two shows and I love those shows and I value my experience at Amazon".

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