Grammys CEO Says She was Ousted After Reporting Harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ousted Grammys CEO fired back at the Recording Academy on Tuesday, alleging that she was removed after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparities and for calling out conflicts of interest in the nomination process for music’s most prestigious awards.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 11: President of The Recording Academy Deborah Dugan (R) and her mother Connie Dugan (L) attend Billboard Women's Luncheon In Honor Of Deborah Dugan at Spago on October 11, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Billboard)

Flynn: Politics Killing Pop Culture’s Popularity

The Grammys featured a performer namedrop “President Agent Orange” and a presenter urging the audience to google a transgender teen. The made-for-television event lost one percent of its ratings over last year and four percent over 2015.