Toyota Motor’s Lexus unit stated on Tuesday it is examining its partnership with film and TV production company The Weinstein Company following accusations that co-founder Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted a number of females.
Lexus, Toyota’s luxury brand, is a sponsor of TV show “Project Runway,” which has been produced by Weinstein Co.
“Lexus does not condone any acts of sexual harassment, assault or discrimination. Due to recent accusations involving Harvey Weinstein, we are currently evaluating our partnership with The Weinstein Company, however have absolutely nothing to reveal at this time,” Lexus stated.
Harvey Weinstein was fired as chief executive by Weinstein previous week. He has rejected having non-consensual sex with anybody.
A representative for Weinstein did not right away respond to a request for comment on Tuesday.