Warner Bros. of the Hollywood moguls who have been overthrown by scandal.
Tsujihara brought new business changes to AT & T Inc. last year, highlighting the challenges of turning the telecom giant into a media conglomerate. John Stanke, head of WarnerMedia, announced the departure of Tsujihara on Monday, stating that the shameful CEO had brought a risk to the company.
"In the interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros., our employees and our partners for Kevin to retire as Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros." Kevin admits that his mistakes are incompatible with the expectations of the company's management and may to influence the company's ability to perform ahead. "
The 54-year-old CEO had an affair with actress Charlotte Kirke and helped her get roles in the movies, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter. deal to finance films per hundred $ 450 million to preserve films produced by the Burbank studio in California, with more rigorous control over the industry and its executives, revealed in the week that AT & T gave the executive a bigger role in the management review of WarnerMedia, the parent's studio unit, is married and has children
Tsujihara, who holds a bachelor's degree from Southern California University and a Master of Business Administration at Stanford University, is appointed to run the studio in 2013, after having worked annually in the home-entertainment sector.
He climbed to the top of Warner Bros. over competing domestic candidates with more experience in movies and television because of his experiences in digital and home entertainment. The scandal ended his 25-year career in the studio
This move also means Time Warner's leadership has been completely transformed, as AT & T acquired the $ 85 billion business last year. The company has no successor to Tsujihara, but WarnerMedia plans to announce an interim management on Tuesday, Stankey said in a separate note.
The Hollywood reporter, quoting hundreds of leaked texts, said that Zuzhahara has organized meetings between the leaders of Kirk and Warner Bros., working on film and television, television projects. Kirk appears in two Warner Bros. films, How to Be a Single in 2016, and Ocean 8 in 2018. She is also auditioning for other projects in Warner Bros. and Millennium Films. Australian billionaire James Packer and producer Brett Ratner, two directors involved in Warner Bros. The Hollywood reporter publishes extensive talks between Kirk and Tsujahara in which she asks for television and film roles. Text messages also mention a sexual relationship between the British actress and Tsujahara.
Kirk confirmed that she had a romantic relationship with Packer – and communications with Zhuhhara and Rattner. But she denied that men had done something unfavorable. She also denies being a source of leaked texts.