Amazon Studios Chief Accused of Sexually Propositioning Producer

NEW YORK NY- NOVEMBER 11  Jeff Bezos Roy Price Garry Trudeau and Elliot Webb attend Amazon Studios Premiere Screening for 'Alpha House'

NEW YORK NY- NOVEMBER 11 Jeff Bezos Roy Price Garry Trudeau and Elliot Webb attend Amazon Studios Premiere Screening for 'Alpha House'

The move came hours after The Hollywood Reporter posted an article detailing harassment allegations lodged by Isa Hackett, a producer of Amazon's critically acclaimed series "The Man in the High Castle".

Amazon released a mealy-mouthed statement that read in part, "W$3 e looked closely at this specific concern and addressed it directly with those involved".

The allegations came just as actress Rose McGowan lashed out at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a Tweetstorm claiming the studio ignored her claims that Harvey Weinstein raped her. Amazon Studios' entry into scripted series has produced mixed returns.

Weinstein, whom McGowan and other women have accused of harassment and, in some cases, rape, has denied sexually assaulting anyone.

Price didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

As far as reviewing their relationship with The Weinstein Co., Amazon was slated to release at least two major dramas, but as a result of the sexual harassment cases, Amazon is now reviewing their current deal.

The claims compound the problems for Amazon Studios, which has won critical acclaim for some productions but has struggled to make TV shows that capture the popular imagination like Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Stranger Things". Video streaming is part of its $99-a-year Amazon Prime subscription, also known for free two-day deliveries.

She reported the incident to Amazon management, which hired an outside consultant to investigate.

Price has been at Amazon since 2004, working on their video services for over a decade.

In the wake of the Weinstein scandal, Hackett has now gone on the record with The Hollywood Reporter to reveal that Price allegedly made inappropriate remarks to her during San Diego Comic-Con.

The news comes as Amazon is now reviewing two expensive dramas the streamer has in the works from The Weinstein Co.in the wake of rape and sexual harassment allegations against former co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

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