Harvey Weinstein Expelled From The Motion Picture Academy

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Disgraced movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by its board.

According to CNN, this decision was reached during an emergency session by the academy, and the expulsion was effective immediately.

In a statement, the academy said the vote was “well in excess of the required two-thirds majority.”

It added, “We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not merit the respect of his colleagues but also to send a message that the era of willful ignorance and shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior and work

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