calls for Harvey Weinstein to be removed from Academy

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 13 October 2017  (1 week ago)
The Wrap reports that a petition, started on has racked up over a hundred thousand signatures calling for Harvey Weinstein to be removed from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The Academy, which produces the Oscars, meets on October 14, to discuss the film producer's membership. Reports have circulated since last week linking Weinstein to over 20 sexual misconduct and rape allegations. BAFTA in England suspended Weinstein’s membership earlier this week.

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