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Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:27 AM

Women: Opera's Placido Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

Source: Associated Press

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them

August 13, 2019

For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.

Regarded as one of the greatest opera singers of all time, Domingo also is a prolific conductor and the director of the Los Angeles Opera. The multiple Grammy winner is an immensely respected figure in his rarefied world, described by colleagues as a man of prodigious charm and energy who works tirelessly to promote his art form.

At 78, Domingo still attracts sellout crowds around the globe and continues adding to the 150 roles he has sung in 4,000-plus performances, more than any opera singer in history.

But his accusers and others in the industry say there is a troubling side to Domingo — one they say has long been an open secret in the opera world.


Read more: https://apnews.com/c2d51d690d004992b8cfba3bad827ae9

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Eugene Aug 2019 OP
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Tue Aug 13, 2019, 09:54 AM

1. Stick that old fork in 'im.

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