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Disney Faces Lawsuit From Employee Over Alleged Cover-Up of Sexual Assault by Executive

Disney is facing a lawsuit from an employee who accuses the company of concealing a former executive’s alleged pattern of sexual misconduct after she was assaulted.

The complaint, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, claims management at Disney repeatedly refused to escalate concerns about Nolan Gonzales, former vp distribution, despite several complaints, creating an environment in which he was “free to harass women with impunity.”

“Management was incentivized to hide Gonzales’s harassment because he generated valuable revenue,” the suit claims. Disney and Gonzales didn’t respond to a request for comment.

Read the source article at The Hollywood Reporter

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