Who is Andrew Kreisberg? The man behind 'Supergirl' and 'The Flash' has been suspended amid sexual harassment claims

Monday, 13 November 2017, 06:30:19 PM. Kreisberg was suspended Friday by Warner Bros. Television Group.
Share Culture Sexual Harassment The Flash Warner Bros. Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and Arrow co-star Emily Bett Rickards have spoken out after television producer Andrew Kreisberg was suspended by Warner Bros. Television for alleged sexual harassment. Kreisberg is executive producer on several CW shows, Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Variety reported Friday that 19 people had come forward with claims of sexual harassment and inappropriate physical contact by the producer. He has denied all claims. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now Late Sunday night, Benoist, the lead actor in the modernized Supergirl television series, tweeted a statement saying that people who “commit crimes or harass others...should be held accountable.” “I am a woman who leads a shot that supports equality and feminism, empowerment and fighting for what is right. I have always tried to conduct myself this way personally, as well. Sadly, the show and my career are a part of an industry that doesn't always mirror these sentiments,” Benoist wrote. “We all need to hold ourselves to a higher standard,” she added. Rickards—who plays Felicity Smoak on Arrow—tweeted a short message Sunday, too, praising women who have found strength to speak out about their experiences of harassment and abuse. Chyler Leigh, Benoist’s Supergirl co-star, shared an image on Instagram with the caption: “Let’s stand up Ladies. Lets stand up FOR each other. Let’s stand up WITH each...Read more
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