Terry Crews Fires WME Following Groping Allegation Against Top Executive

Terry Crews has dropped WME as his agency after alleging that one of its top executives groped him, Variety has confirmed.

Last month, as the Harvey Weinstein scandal unfolded, Crews tweeted that he had been groped by a “high-level Hollywood executive.” Variety broke the news on Nov. 3 that he had been planning to name Adam Venit, the longtime head of WME’s motion picture group, as the exec who allegedly assaulted him.

Venit is on leave as WME investigates the claim.

Crews filed a police report over the reported assault on Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Thursday that it has opened an investigation into the allegation.

Crews went public with the claims on Oct. 10, shorting after the New York Times and New York Post dropped bombshell reports about Weinstein, opening the door to dozens more sexual misconduct claims against the disgraced mogul and more Hollywood executives.

“This whole thing with Harvey Weinstein is giving me PTSD. Why? Because this kind of thing happened to ME,” he wrote at the time. “My wife n I were at a Hollywood function last year n a high level Hollywood executive came over 2 me and groped my privates. Jumping back I said What are you doing?! My wife saw everything n we looked at him like he was crazy. He just grinned like a jerk.”

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