The Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned after Isa Hackett, an executive producer on drama series "The Man the High Castle',' alleged him of sexual hara s sment. After his resignation on Tuesday, the Amazon Studio said it had accepted the resignation from Price.
An Amazon Studios representative confirmed Price's departure on Tuesday- which came less than a week after he was placed on unpaid leave following accusations made by Isa Hackett.
Amazon Head Roy Price resigned amid sexual hara s sment allegation from Isa Hackett
Hackett said that he made lewd remarks and unwanted advances in 2015. She said in a statement, "I'm pleased Amazon is taking steps to address the issues."
She added, "An important conversation has begun about the need to create a culture in our industry which values respect and decency and rejects the abuse of power and dehumanizing treatment of others."
Isa Hackett accused Amazon's head Roy Price of sexual hara s sment
Price's fall from one of Hollywood's fastest-growing studios has come amid the Harvey Weinstein's sexual hara s sment, and a s sault scandal-which involves more than 30 women who have accused him of hara s sment and a s sault.