"But until there are serious and credible reports of physical . . . assault"
There are, which kinda takes the wind out of your sails.
We don't let criminals do lots of things that would make the (theatre) world better. We didn't let Drabinsky (another producer who did some great things amidst his criminality) and we should not let Rudin. The difference is that there has not been a Mike Ovitz to face Rudin.