George Clooney Produces Ohio State Abuse Scandal Docuseries


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Despite the literally hundreds of sexual abuse and assault claims made by student athletes against Ohio State sports doctor Richard Strauss throughout his career, many people outside of the state had not heard of the disgraced doctor, nor how the university failed to intervene on their students’ behalf, until Sports Illustrated published writer Jon Wertheim’s November 2020 piece “Why Aren’t More People Talking About the Ohio State Sex Abuse Scandal?” According to the Hollywood Reporter, George Clooney and his Smokehouse Productions partner Grant Heslov will be spreading the word even further by producing a docuseries based on the article by Wertheim, who will also executive produce. Said Clooney and Heslov in a statement to…

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