Some Publicists Won't Let their Clients Talk to Ryan Seacrest or E! on Oscar Sunday

After Variety published a detailed report of sexual-assault allegations against Ryan Seacrest by his former wardrobe stylist, publicists will steer their clients away from Ryan Seacrest and the E! network after the network refused to back down and will have him host the Oscar's red carpet special.

"Usually Ryan is the one you want . . . but there are so many outlets on that carpet, why risk it? There’s plenty of other places for clients to get the exposure...”