The Four judge, Charlie Walk was accused of sexual harassment by a former Sony Music label executive. The woman, Tristan Coopersmith, who worked with the entrepreneur for a year, claimed he was a "scumbag" who constantly groped her at meetings, texted her sexually explicit messages, and tried to push her into bed with him.
Coopersmith detailed her alleged experience in an open letter, one day after the Grammy Awards shone light on the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.
"I remember the girl that took that job," she wrote. "I remember how confident and vocal she was. How grateful. I remember how motivated and determined she was to crush it, to be a visionary in the industry. But the girl who walked away a year later had shrunk. She no longer looked up when she walked. She became quiet. Her spirit was barely recognizable. She felt confused. She felt diminished. She felt wholeheartedly worthless. She lived in a corrosive pit of shame."
As RadarOnline.com readers know, The Four: Battle For Stardom is a music show in which contestants compete to win a recording contract with the Walk-led Republic Records, a division of Universal Music Group, which Walk runs.
After the explosive sexual harassment claims were revealed, Universal music released a statement, saying that while it appeared that the alleged harassment occurred before Charlie Walk was appointed to his position at Republic Records, they would "take the allegations very seriously and intend to conduct a full and complete review of this matter."
Now, Fox network has also spoken out.
"We have only recently learned of these past allegations regarding Mr. Walk," Fox shared in a statement. "We are currently reviewing this matter and are committed to fostering a safe environment on all of our shows."
Charlie Walk has yet to address the sexual harassment accusations.
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