Amazon suspends studio head over sexual harassment allegations

From Engadget - October 13, 2017

In the article, she revealed that Price repeatedly propositioned her in the back of a cab en route to an Amazon staff party on July 10, 2015. He allegedly said "You will love my dick." Although she made it clear to Price that she was not interested, Hackett claims he later yelled "anal sex" in her ear. Others were allegedly witness to this behaviour, which Hackett promptly reported to Amazon. She claims the company informed her that it was conducting an internal investigation into the matter, but that she was never made aware of its outcome. Although, she did note the exec was conspicuously absent from future events involving her shows.

The scandal comes in the wake of sexual harassment and assault revelations about Harvey Weinstein. Multiple victims, including celebs, have shared their stories about the Hollywood mogul. One of them, actress Rose McGowan, has now taken to Twitter to denounce both Price and Amazon. Across a series of tweets, McGowan revealed that when Weinstein was suggested as a producer for one of her shows, she told Price that he had raped her, only to be ignored. McGowan, who has been outspoken about Weinstein, was briefly blocked from Twitter on Thursday for tweeting a personal phone number.

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