Famous Hollywood legend was just banned for life from Television Academy. His career is officially OVER!
It looks like all the buzz about American film producer and former film executive Harvey Weinstein is ruining is reputation. More than 60 women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault.
Due to all of the talk and allegations, the board for the Television Academy has officially banned Weinstein. The Television Academy is an organization with more than 22,000 voting members. From across the TV industry and helps award the Emmys.
It was Monday that the board voted to permanently remove the film created from the organization. The story of sexual harassment allegations has hit the headlines of every big magazine out there.
Of course, it has been completely embarrassing for anyone on his team or that is associated with him. The organization recently released a statement.
They announced that he is being completely expelled from the Academy FOR LIFE. Not even just until all of the craziness blows over.
The organization is continuing to share that they are fully standing behind all of those speaking out. And who have been affected by his disgusting actions.
“After a hearing today, the Television Academy’s governance has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein from the Academy for life. The Academy supports those speaking out against harassment in all forms. And stands behind those who have been affected by this issue.”
Since the allegations started surfacing, Weinstein’s spokeswoman has continued to deny all allegations “of non-consensual sex.” Weinstein has also apologized for “the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past.”
Of course, this isn’t enough after the amount of women that have come forward. According to previous reports, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its British academy counterpart is also removing Weinstein.
What a disgusting man. Prayers for all of the victims!