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Amazon suspends Amazon Studios head Roy Price

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Friday, 13 October 2017 ()

With Hollywood still assessing the damage from earth-shaking allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the aftershocks have started to hit. Amazon.com Inc. suspended Roy Price just hours after The Hollywood Reporter detailed claims of sexual harassment against the head of its Amazon Studios division. COO Albert Cheng will lead in the interim. “Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately,” Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) said in a statement. “We are reviewing our options for our projects we…
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Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. Fred Katayama reports.

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