Amazon Studios chief resigns as harassment claims surface

Roy Price’s departure comes days after the company placed him on unpaid leave, and it shows the ripple effect of the Harvey Weinstein crisis.

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As Hollywood continues to react to its growing PR crisis, another executive has fallen from grace.

Roy Price, Amazon Studios’ chief executive, resigned Tuesday following claims that he sexually harassed a producer.

CNN reported:

Price was suspended following The Hollywood Reporter’s publication of an article detailing harassment allegations against him, made by Isa Hackett, a producer of the Amazon series “The Man in the High Castle.”

Price did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNN.

Price has remained silent on social media as well, save for changing his work status on Facebook:

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