Tag: Allegations

Sony Music Australia CEO Dismissed Amid Allegations of Toxic Workplace

Denis Handlin has been removed as CEO of Sony Music Australia, the country’s most successful label, amid allegations of a toxic work environment, The Guardian reports. Former employees alleged that Handlin oversaw a “boys’ club” workplace where sexual harassment, intimidation, excessive drinking, and sexism went unchecked. (Handlin himself is not accused of sexual harassment.) Reached by The Guardian, the chairman of Sony Music Entertainment, Rob Stringer, said in a statement that Handlin would leave the company immediately.

Until his dismissal, Handlin’s 50-year tenure at Sony Music Australia made him Sony’s longest-serving employee worldwide. He became chief executive in 1984

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Sutton Foster on Scott Rudin Abuse Allegations and ‘The Music Man’

In a new interview with Variety, Tony-winning star Sutton Foster says she did not feel comfortable continuing with her role in the Broadway musical “The Music Man,” if disgraced producer Scott Rudin was involved with the upcoming Broadway show.

After allegations of abusive workplace behavior that surfaced in April, Rudin announced that he would be stepping back from his Broadway productions, which include “The Music Man.”

Foster is set to co-star alongside Hugh Jackman in the highly-anticipated stage revival, which will open in February 2022.

“Obviously, we were dealing with a situation and navigating a very difficult situation, so

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