Republic Records President Charlie Walk Fired from 'The Four,' Placed on Leave at Republic Records

After alleged accusations sexual assault against the Republic Records president, Charlie Walk, Walk has been fired from Fox’s singing show, The Four: Battle for Stardom. In addition to Fox’s firing  The Four judge, Walk has been placed on leave at Republic Records.

Walk has been accused groping Tristan Coopersmith, a colleague his that worked under him at Sony Music. In a detailed letter at her current job, Life Lab, Coopersmith outlined the “truly vulgar words and ideas” that Walk had sent to her. She claims that Walk would mention sexual fantasies he had her as well as put his hand on her thigh at work dinners.

Walk was a judge on The Four along with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Meghan Trainor, and DJ Khaled. He joined Columbia Records back in 1990 and became the president Epic in 2005, which lasted for four years until 2009. In 2013, he joined Republic as their executive vice president. He then became the president the Republic group in 2016.

Walk is going through an investigation and will remain on leave throughout the duration the investigation.