Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is turning over a new leaf after last week’s New York Times story. According to the exposé about Harvey Weinstein’s wide-reaching network of allies and protectors, at least eight CAA agents were informed of Weinstein’s pattern of sexual misconduct but continued to schedule private hotel meetings between the mogul and their clients. Now, per The Hollywood Reporter, CAA has vowed to become part of the solution instead of the problem.
The talent agency has joined ICM in pledging 50–50 gender parity by 2020. CAA has also cancelled its annual Golden Globes party and will instead use that money to set up a legal defense fund for sexual harassment cases. The fund will support harassment victims in all workplaces, not just those in show business.
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