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Pixar’s John Lasseter taking leave of absence after sexual misconduct allegations, says report

| November 21, 2017

John Lasseter

The head of Pixar allegedly made an “unwanted advance” on actress Rashida Jones and has a history of kissing and touching female staffers, according to a new report.




Ahead of the allegations published in The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, Oscar winner John Lasseter — who directed “Toy Story” and “Cars” and is known as one of the most powerful men in film — admitted to making staff feel “disrespected” and “uncomfortable” and announced that he’s going on leave.

Jones is credited as a co-writer on the forthcoming “Toy Story 4,” but actually quit the film early on after her run-in with Lasseter, sources tell the Reporter.

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