Bell Media is ending its business relationship with Philippe Bond following allegations of sexual misconduct against the comedian, which were reported in an investigation by La Presse on Thursday.
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Sent in an email to protocol and to VAT News from its PR department, Bell Media indicates that Philippe Bond “will no longer be part of the radio program. »
“We will also suspend the broadcast of his interviews and individual appearances across all of our platforms,” the company adds.
The statement sent to us does not answer the question of whether Bell Media had long been aware of the alleged misconduct.
“Our workplace should be built on the principles of fairness, respect and cooperation, and any allegation will be taken seriously and dealt with promptly. »
The evenko agency has announced the cancellation of all Philippe Bond shows planned for the next few months.
“The evenko agency Inc. took note this morning of the allegations published by a major daily newspaper against Philippe Bond and the artist’s decision to withdraw from public life. The allegations against Philippe Bond are taken seriously by the organization in light of its Anti-Harassment Policy, which provides for zero tolerance for actions that constitute harassment. All announced Philippe Bond shows are cancelled. The theaters scheduled to present the Philippe Bond show will be in touch with ticket holders to explain how they can receive a refund. We apologize for any inconvenience this situation beyond our control may cause to current ticket holders.