Thanks to UnitedMasters’ Steve Stoute, Charlie Walk has now returned to the music business that shunned him.
Several months in the past, a number of girls got here ahead with critical sexual abuse allegations towards Charlie Walk.
The longtime music government had allegedly made suggestive feedback to younger feminine staffers in addition to unwarranted and unprofessional advances. He was additionally accused of lurking on feminine staffers’ social media accounts.
During his time at Sony’s Columbia Records and Universal’s Republic Records, Walk supposedly dry-humped staff, grabbed vaginas, despatched photos of his penis, forcibly kissed staffers, and tackled girls onto couches to put on high of them. He additionally allegedly supplied profession development in change for intercourse.
The accusations span over twenty years. Affected staff had been girls of their 20s.
Following an inner investigation, Universal Music Group swiftly fired Charlie Walk. The label made the choice based mostly on findings of the interior overview, citing the Republic Records crew.
No staffer has dared to file a lawsuit towards Walk. Patty Glasser, Harvey Weinstein’s bulldog lawyer, readily defends the embattled music government.
Yet, Walk misplaced a coveted house on Fox’s widespread The Four, a fledgling singing competitors.
Soon after, The Daily Beast claimed large-scale effort was used to cowl up the accusations. In an effort to defend the embattled music government, each The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard reportedly buried tales. John Amato, President of Hollywood Report-Billboard Media Group, allegedly derailed tales outlining sexual abuse allegations towards Walk. Both Amato and Walk reportedly share a decent relationship.
This instantly brought on pressure amongst Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter’s feminine staffers.
One supply claimed,
“It’s not good to inform reporters, lots of whom are feminine, what is efficacious to report and to not report in #MeToo, particularly whenever you’re not a journalist your self, and also you’re simply pretending to be one to maintain your pals joyful.”
Now, Walk has quietly re-emerged.
Returning to the music business that shunned him.
According to a brand new report, Charlie Walk now serves as a advisor for Steve Stoute’s UnitedMasters. Walk and Stoute have reportedly identified one another for years.
Defending the manager, Stoute instructed Rolling Stone,
“I employed him as a advisor to work on some radio technique for us. I do know Charlie and his spouse Lauren very well. During the whole disaster, I’ve spoken to him. Before I thought-about bringing him on as a advisor, I sat down together with his spouse and my rationale was quite simple: His spouse stayed with him. She believes him. He denied it. Who am I to go any additional than that? If there was something extra to it — like if his spouse left him or no matter — I’d’ve in all probability had a special perspective on it. I felt after speaking to his spouse that I wasn’t doing something that was improper utilizing him as a advisor. It was tremendous. That’s what I assumed.”