Steven Spielberg and his production company Amblin Television have pulled out of the CBS hit show “Bull,” months after sexual harassment allegations against the show’s star, Michael Weatherly.

Spielberg’s company, Amblin Television, pulled out of the show months ago, after word of the allegations surfaced.  Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw, are active in the Time’s Up movement. 

He and Amblin Television co-heads Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey served as executive producers on “Bull” for the first three seasons of the procedural drama. The show was renewed Thursday for a fourth season, as expected.

In December, The Times reported that CBS paid actress Eliza Dushku $9.5 million to settle her claim that she was sexually harassed by Weatherly.

Weatherly told The Times he made jokes to Dushku “mocking some lines in the script” and he was “mortified to have offended her.”

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Long before the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shook Hollywood, everyday women faced sexual harassment in the workplace. Many still do.

In a lengthy Boston Globe essay,  Dushku wrote that the harassment was caught on camera and lasted “weeks” while she worked on the series. 

Dushku, 38, said in a March Deadline interview that she met with Spielberg “and brainstormed and discussed possible solutions for this systemic imbalance of power, the abuse and harassment that we’ve been seeing and hearing and experiencing and both in our industry and beyond.”

Also contributing: Gary Levin 

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