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Amazon Studios Chief Roy Price on Leave of Absence Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

Thursday's announcement came soon after actress Rose McGowan went after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his company allegedly ignoring her warnings about Harvey Weinstein

Amazon said Thursday that Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was on a leave of absence and the company was reviewing its projects with The Weinstein Company.

"Roy Price is on leave of absence effective immediately. We are reviewing our options for the projects we have with The Weinstein Co," an Amazon spokesperson told CNBC.

The Hollywood Reporter had reported earlier Thursday that an Amazon TV producer was claiming Price had sexually harassed her.

Additionally, Thursday's announcement came soon after actress Rose McGowan went after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his company allegedly ignoring her warnings about Harvey Weinstein.

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