Roy Price Stands Accused of Sexual Harassment, Nepotism, and Bad TV Taste

Amazon Studios head Roy Price has resigned amid a sexual harassment claim from an employee

Amazon Studios exec Roy Price has resigned after the executive producer of The Man In The High Castle has come forward and accused him of sexual harassment.

According to the producer, the big wig made remarks during Comic-Con in 2015, said to Hackett "you will love my dick" and "anal sex!" in a series of harassing remarks.

Hackett told THR that she had reported the incident to Amazon executives immediately.

Price, 51, announced his resignation Tuesday, five days after he was put on leave in the wake of a sexual harassment accusation from an executive producer on one of his shows.

She claims she told Price she was a lesbian with a wife and children and wasn't interested, but he continued to proposition her.

Amazon has cancelled an event to promote new shows in London, which could be a blow to the company as it tries to compete with streaming giant Netflix.

The 44-year-old tweeted that she had informed the studio head repeatedly but he responded that her claim had not been proven.

Price also came under fire this past week over his association with Harvey Weinstein.

The former Charmed star also alleges that not only was nothing done, but that Amazon Studios dropped a show based on a script she had written, after she raised the issue of sexual harassment. But the publication of her interview last Thursday was followed by Price's suspension the same day.

While mulling over whether or not his company should green light the show, Price reportedly asked a group of Amazon staffers if the stars would "show their t-s" - and also explained aloud why he'd pick up the show even if they didn't bare all.

In a memo last week to Amazon employees Jeff Blackburn, Senior VP of Business Development, said: "The news coming out of Hollywood over the past week has been shocking and disturbing - and unfortunately we are a part of it". The series would have included a Price-like character named Richard Forman, who has a younger girlfriend: a writer from NY named "Lita". Under the control of a "psychotic imperial Thai dwarf" named Mr. Goodtimes, Cindy is drugged, beaten with a machete and told she will be "fucked like a dead fish".

Yesterday, Amanda Segel, an executive producer for the now-canceled Mist TV series, claimed that Harvey's brother Bob Weinstein made unwanted advances toward her when she worked at the Weinstein company past year.

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