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Harvey Weinstein kicked out of Producers Guild of America

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Weinstein was once prior to now honoured on the 2013 Producers Guild Awards

Harvey Weinstein, the tycoon accused of a couple of circumstances of sexual attack and harassment, has been banned for existence by means of the Producers Guild of America.

The guild stated the “unprecedented step” was once “a reflection of the seriousness” with which it appeared stories of his “decades of reprehensible conduct”.

The lifetime ban comes 4 years after the PGA gave Weinstein and his brother Bob its prestigious Milestone Award.

Weinstein has “unequivocally” denied all allegations of non-consensual intercourse.

The guild introduced previous this month it had voted to institute termination court cases in opposition to the Shakespeare in Love manufacturer.

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In its newest remark, the industry affiliation stated that Weinstein had “elected to resign his membership… rather than address the guild’s charges”.

“Sexual harassment can no longer be tolerated in our industry or within the ranks of Producers Guild membership,” its remark persevered.

Weinstein, 65, has already been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) and has had his Bafta club suspended.

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has additionally filed disciplinary fees in opposition to the manufacturer which might result in his expulsion from that organisation.

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