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Report: Oscar-Winning Hollywood Producer Scott Rudin Engaged in Years of Abusive Workplace Behavior

As Hollywood continues its reckoning with bad managerial behavior, former assistants to Oscar-winning movie producer Scott Rudin are once again coming forward to spill the beans on his pattern of abusive workplace practices, including an incident in which he allegedly smashed a computer monitor on an assistant’s hand and another in which he allegedly threw a stapler at an assistant and called him a “retard.”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 22: Producer Scott Rudin accepts the 2011 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures onstage during the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 22, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Producers Guild)