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ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson resigns after sexual harassment accusations

According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC Entertainment Group president Stephen McPherson recently resigned after being investigated for sexual harassment

THR reports that “Sources said the alleged incidents involved several women, including some executives and on-air talent. The inquiry expanded to include email. A source said an incident at a company retreat, witnessed by more than one staffer, was also part of the inquiry.”
 
McPherson’s attorney, Tom Hoberman, released the following statement: “Upon Steve McPherson returning to work from his vacation on Monday, he made a voluntary decision to resign and ABC accepted his resignation. It is not uncommon for high level executives to be the subject of gossip and innuendo.”
 
Prior to the sexual harassment accusations, McPherson had also apparently been known by employees as a workplace bullyAccording to the LA Times, “His volatile temper and expletive-laced e-mails won him few fans within family-friendly Disney.”

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ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson resigns after sexual harassment accusations
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