The Oscar Academy has expelled Harvey Weinstein after this Hollywood mogul was accused of sexual predatory including rapes.
The decision by the Oscar board against Harvey came after an avalanche of accusations by a dozen of actress including Jolie, Gwyneth, and Rose McGowan, who alleged Weinstein of rapes.
The Academy said in a statement they expelled Weinstein “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 workplace harassment in our industry is over”.
“What’s at issue here is a deeply troubling problem that has no place in our society.”
Weinstein’s movies won 81 Oscars and received hundreds of nominations. He produced famous movies like English Patient, Shakespeare in Love etc.
The Social media outbursted in anger after the news of scandals began to come into light. We will share some YouTube links for our readers.
Watch: Stephen addresses Harvey Weinstein and the allegations that led to his firing from the Weinstein Company
Watch: John Oliver roasts Harvey
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