‘Supergirl’ Star Melissa Benoist Speaks Out Following EP’s Suspension Due to Allegations of Sexual Harassment

While the Supergirl star didn’t refer to Kreisberg by name, the executive producer will be at the center of a Warner Bros. internal investigation after an expose in Variety featured allegations of inappropriate behavior through 19 different people who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

According to the Variety report, Kreisberg will be accused of creating a “toxic” work environment which included touching people without their consent, generating lewd along with also sexual comments about women’s appearances, along with also generating employees uncomfortable. Warner Bros. TV Group responded to the report in a statement to the publication, saying in which Kreisberg had been suspended as they conducted their investigation.

Benoist’s co-star Chyler Leigh, who plays Supergirl’s sister, Alex Danvers, on the hit CW superhero series, shared her support for Benoist’s message on Twitter. 

Sharing a link to a story about the star’s statement, Leigh wrote, “Love you, Sis! I stand with you.”

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