His career is over in a flash.
Andrew Kreisberg, who served as executive producer on superhero drama series “The Flash,” “Arrow,” “Supergirl” and “Legends of Tomorrow,” was fired by Warner Bros. on Wednesday amid more than a dozen accusations of sexual harassment.
“After a thorough investigation, Warner Bros. Television Group has terminated Andrew Kreisberg’s employment, effective immediately,” the studio in a statement obtained by Variety.
Warner Bros. previously suspended Kreisberg on Nov. 10 after he was accused of sexually harassing staffers, including young women coming in for auditions and also for inappropriately touching employees over the years, according to Variety.
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The allegations were made by 15 women and four men, who claimed they were victims of the EP’s inappropriate behavior or witnessed him acting inappropriately toward others.
A male writer told Variety that Kresiberg valued women based on their looks.
“It was an environment in which women — assistants, writers, executives, directors — were all evaluated based on their bodies, not on their work,” the writer told the mag.
Kreisberg denied the accusations against him, saying he only commented on women’s clothes and appearances as part of his position as executive producer.
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“They were not sexualized,” he told Variety. “Like many people, I have given someone a non-sexual hug or kiss on the cheek.”
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Greg Berlanti will assume additional responsibilities on CW’s “The Flash,” along with Todd Helbing. Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller will assume additional responsibilities on “Supergirl” to make up for Kreisberg’s abscence, Warner Bros. explained in a statement.
Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schecter, who run Berlanti Productions, which produces many of Kresiberg’s show echoed the sentiment issued by Warner Bros.
“We agree with the studio’s decision. Nothing is more important to us than the safety and well-being of all our colleagues – coworkers, crew and staff alike, ” a statement read.
In the initial accounts provided to Variety, only one woman said she reported a complaint to Berlanti Productions and received “zero response.”
The others said they never lodged a complaint on the assumption nothing would be done
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