Amazon Studios head Roy Price has been placed on a leave of absence.
LOS ANGELES — Amazon Studios chief Roy Price is on leave following allegations of sexual harassment.
In a statement Thursday, Amazon said Price’s leave of absence takes effect immediately. The decision came hours after The Hollywood Reporter published a producer’s detailed claims of harassment by Price.
In THR‘s story, producer Isa Hackett alleges that Price propositioned her in 2015 using crudely suggestive language. Hackett is the daughter of author Philip K. Dick and is a producer of the Amazon series, Man in the High Castle, which is based on her father’s work.
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Hackett tells THR the encounter occurred after a 2015 San Diego Comic-Con event promoting the streaming service’s High Castle.