Few days earlier, reports surfaced that Epic Records Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid was leaving Sony Music which surprised many. However, earlier today, the reason for the departure has been revealed by New York Post.
According to a latest report by New York post, Reid has been accused of sexual harassment by a femal assistant at Epic Records who submitted a letter to Sony Music. The letter contained details of the instances when Reid was inappropriate with the employee.
This news comes after rumors surfaced that there have been multiple claims against Reid in past and executives from Sony have started negotiating terms of his exit. Joel Katz, head of the Greenberg Traurig firm’s Global Entertainment & Media, representing Reid.
Earlier on Saturday, Sony released an official statement confirming that Reid will be leaving the company after spending six years at the company. In his six years, he had a proven track records. As a result, his departure for such reason is a blow for Sony.
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