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Investigation Against The Warner Bros. Chief

WarnerMedia is investigating Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara over allegations that he supplied to advertise the profession of a younger actress with whom he was having a sexual relationship. The Hollywood Reporter reported in an article revealed on Wednesday that Tsujihara contacted different executives on behalf of actress Charlotte Kirk concerning auditions for varied roles in movies and TV being produced by the studio.

Textual content messages allegedly exchanged between the two over a 3-12 months interval beginning in 2013 and revealed by THR seem to point out that the two had met in particular person a number of instances and seemed to be engaged in a sexual relationship. The textual content messages, if genuine, additionally present that Kirk repeatedly requested Tsujihara to introduce her to individuals who might assist her land appearing work. There isn’t an indication, nevertheless, that Tsujihara pressured anybody at Warner Bros. to forged her in a film.

Kirk was forged in 2016’s “Methods to Be Single” and 2018’s “Ocean’s eight,” each of that is Warner Bros. films. Tsujihara, who has served as CEO of Warner Bros. since 2013, noticed his role expand this week as a part of AT&T’s restructuring of WarnerMedia, following an appeals courtroom resolution that allowed AT&T’s buy of the corporate to go forward. Underneath the restructuring, Tsujihara additionally gained authority over Cartoon Community and Turner Basic Films. Earlier Wednesday, Tsujihara was on stage with WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey and his direct studies as a part of a city corridor with the corporate’s staff to debate the strikes. (CNN can also be a part of WarnerMedia.)