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BREAKING | Harvey Weinstein Expelled from The Academy

In an emergency meeting this morning, the Board of Governors over The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to remove producer Harvey Weinstein from The Academy. The 54-year-old movie giant has faced a series of mounting sexual assault allegations in the past few days.

The board, which includes film legends such as Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, and Laura Dern, said in a statement “…the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and workplace harassment in our industry is over.” Read the board’s full statement below.

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