Ama­zon exec put on leave

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

LOS AN­GE­LES — The head of Ama­zon Stu­dios was put on leave Thurs­day fol­low­ing sex­ual ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions from a pro­ducer on the Ama­zon se­ries “Man in the High Cas­tle,” adding to Hol­ly­wood’s cri­sis over its mis­treat­ment of women.

Stu­dio ex­ec­u­tive Roy Price is on a leave of ab­sence ef­fec­tive im­me­di­ately, Ama­zon said in a state­ment.

The com­pany also said it’s re­view­ing its op­tions for projects it has with The We­in­stein Co., the em­bat­tled firm that fired co-founder Har­vey We­in­stein on Sun­day over al­le­ga­tions of sex­ual mis­con­duct and as­sault.

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