Many described the culture at Pixar as toxic for women. “It’s sexist and misogynistic,” said a former employee…

Another former employee told Variety that she was cautioned about Lasseter soon after she started work there, in the late 1990s.

“Just be warned, he likes to hug the pretty girls,” she said she was told. “He might try to kiss you on the mouth.”…

“There is a currency there — the currency is touch, and being touched by this person who is always in charge,” said another former Pixar employee. “It’s personal and intimate and probably not appropriate.”