Now one of Amazon’s top executives has been put on leave following claims of sexual harassment. The women, a producer at Amazon, felt compelled to share her story following the stories about Harvey Weinstein.
Isa Hackett who is a producer on the show The Man in the High Castle, detailed an incident that occurred with Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios. Isa immediately reported the incident but did not hear about any outcome in the case. Once she spoke out publicly about her story however, Roy was suspended.
A spokesperson for Amazon spoke out about the situation.
“We take seriously any questions about the conduct of our employees. We expect people to set high standards for themselves; we encourage people to raise any concerns and we make it a priority to investigate and address them. Accordingly, we looked closely at this specific concern and addressed it directly with those involved.”
They then followed with the statement that “Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately.”
More in News
Monkees Singer Peter Tork Dies
The lovable member of the pop band, The Monkees, died Thursday after a decade-long battle with tongue cancer. Peter Halsten Thorkelson,...February 21, 2019
Meghan Markle’s Big Baby Shower
The royal family’s newest member enjoyed a lavish celebration at the Mark Hotel in NYC on Wednesday. Celebs flew in from all over...February 21, 2019
Tristan Thompson Cheated with Kylie Jenner’s BFF
And the plot thickens… Advertisement Khloe Kardashian has now officially cut ties with her daughter’s father, Tristan Thompson, after he allegedly...February 20, 2019
Student Involved in Lincoln Memorial Controversy Sues ‘Washington Post’
Nicholas Sandmann, the 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student whose smirk was seen round the world is now suing the Washington...February 20, 2019
Karl Lagerfeld Dead at 85
The Chanel creative director passed away Tuesday in a Parisian hospital. He was reportedly admitted on Monday night. No cause of...February 19, 2019
Jussie Smollet Rehearsed His Infamous “Attack”
Jussie Smollett gained media attention after he alleged that he was assaulted in a hate crime three weeks ago. The subsequent investigation...February 18, 2019