The director was accused of sexual harassment by six women in a Los Angeles Times article, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge.
Warner Bros. studio and filmmaker Brett Ratner have parted ways on all forthcoming movie projects, after the producer was accused of sexual harassment by numerous women earlier this week.
The news of the decision came in the aftermath of a report in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday (November 1st) cited six women who allege that Ratner sexually harassed them, or behaved inappropriately toward them, including actresses Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge.
“In light of the allegations being made, I am choosing to personally step away from all Warner Bros.-related activities,” 48 year old Ratner said in a statement, reported by the Hollywood Reporter. “I don’t want to have any possible negative impact to the studio until these personal issues are resolved.”
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