The artistic director of Disney Animation, John Lasseter, will leave after allegations of sexual harassment. Disney shows in a press release to know that the 61-year-old Lasseter to the end of the year a consultant will be. Then he leaves the entertainmentgigant.
“John has an impressive career behind Pixar and Disney Animation. He has the animation field reinvented, incredible risk-taking and original, high-quality, timeless stories told”, said Robert Iger, CEO of Disney. “We are very grateful for his contribution to the great revival of Disney Animation Studios (…)”, it sounds.
“In the past six months I have had the opportunity to think about my life, career and personal priorities,” said John Lasseter in the statement. “I have decided that the end of the year the right time for me to focus on new creative challenges.”
John Lasseter announced in november that he had a sabbatical of six months, after inappropriate behaviour towards employees of the company. The director of “Toy Story” and “Cars” apologized and admitted that he has failed to be a culture of “trust and respect” in his studios to create.