By Alex Thomas
Just hours after actress Rose McGowan destroyed Amazon and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos in a series of highly publicized Tweets condemning the left-wing billionaires supposed support for rapists and other sexual deviants, his company was rocked with scandal once again after television producer Isa Hackett accused one the companies top executives of sexual misconduct.
The head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price, was subsequently suspended from the company after Hackett’s accusations and amid the fury over McGowan’s claims that directly targeted one of the most powerful men in the country.
“Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately,” a spokesperson told the website TheWrap.
The accusations became public after an article by The Hollywood Reporter was released, mid-day Thursday, that came at literally the worst possible time for the now embattled company.
The reports reads:
On the evening of July 10, 2015, after a long day of promoting Man in the High Castle at Comic-Con in San Diego, Hackett attended a dinner with the show’s cast and Amazon staff at the U.S. Grant Hotel. There she says she met Price for the first time. He asked her to attend an Amazon staff party later that night at the W Hotel (now the Renaissance) and she ended up in a taxi with Price and Michael Paull, then another top Amazon executive and now CEO of the digital media company BAMTech.
Once in the cab, Hackett says Price repeatedly and insistently propositioned her. “You will love my dick,” he said, according to Hackett, who relayed her account to multiple individuals in the hours after the alleged episode. (The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed Hackett told at least two people about the alleged incident in the immediate aftermath.) Hackett says she made clear to Price she was not interested and told him that she is Click to see the original article