DC Has Fired Eddie Berganza
DC Entertainment has fired editor Eddie Berganza after assault and harassment again was raised. Buzzfeed released a detailed article covering the multiple incidents by Berganza which included harassment and assault.
Numerous articles concerning the incidents have been written for years without ramifications or result until this weekend when it became more high profile.
Berganza joined DC Comics in the 1990s and the Buzzfeed report has incidents going back to the early 2000s with the most recent in 2012. During that time he was promoted and demoted and enabled to continue while women were punished in various ways.
DC has released a statement saying:
Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have terminated the employment of DC Comics Group Editor Eddie Berganza. We are committed to eradicating harassment and ensuring that all employees, as well as our freelance community, are aware of our policies, are comfortable reporting any concerns and feel supported by our Company.
Over the weekend Berganza was suspended pending an investigation with word of his termination being confirmed today after the rumor surfaced he was this Sunday.
(via The Hollywood Reporter)