Disney Reportedly “Infuriated” at ABC News President
There has recently been a great deal of controversy surrounding former Good Morning America executive producer Michael Corn. First, Corn unexpectedly stepped down from this post in April 2021 — he was officially replaced just a few days ago, on August 29, 2021, by Simone Swink.
The New York Times first reported that Corn had been accused of a sexual assault that the victim alleges occurred on a work trip in 2015 — Disney subsequently attempted to unsuccessfully resolve the situation out-of-court in mediation.
Per the Times:
Kirstyn Crawford said in the lawsuit that Mr. Corn sexually assaulted her in 2015 during a work trip to Los Angeles to cover the Academy Awards. Mr. Corn denied the allegations in a statement on Wednesday.
In the suit, which was filed in New York State court, Ms. Crawford said Mr. Corn had assaulted her during an Uber ride and in a hotel. The assaults traumatized…