Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations

Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations

Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Out from BAFTA Due to Sexual Assault Allegations

The Hollywood mogul and mega-Democratic fundraiser was booted from The Weinstein Co., the film studio he co-founded, on Sunday after a bombshell report from The New York Times disclosing the sexual harassment allegations from several women. "He alternated between that and asking me to give him a naked massage in the bed".

'Weinstein, according to Argento, saw the film after it was released in the US, and apparently recognized himself. Last Friday, the four who remained - Bob Weinstein, Ben Ammar, Koenigsberg and Maerov - announced that Harvey Weinstein would take a leave of absence while an outside lawyer investigated the complaints.

In remarks captured on video, he says he needs to "get help" and "we all make mistakes". Beckinsale ended her post by saying Weinstein is "an emblem of a system that is sick and that we have work to do".

After the episode, Maerov said, Harvey Weinstein refused to let the board review his personnel file directly.

They say the decision was made "in light of new information about misconduct".

Weinstein made his impromptu statement on his way out of his 22-year-old daughter Remy's house.

Meryl Streep and Dame Judi Dench join the list of people reacting to the accusations, with George Clooney saying the alleged behaviour is "indefensible". "She likes to push herself; she wants to see how far she can get", the Goop founder said. A third woman withholds her name from the article, the result of a 10-month investigation by the magazine.

"I told him I was never going to trade sexual favors to advance my career and I was under the impression that this was a career meeting", she said.

Weinstein's spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister tells the publication: "Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr Weinstein".

Gwyneth Paltrow shared a sweet message for her daughter Apple on Wednesday.

Other figures to speak out against Weinstein include Barack Obama, Benedict Cumberbatch and Leonardo DiCaprio.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have suspended Harvey Weinstein's membership, effective immediately.

A number of senior Labour MPs call for Weinstein's honorary CBE to be taken away. According to People, the LAPD had responded to a "family disturbance call" at the home earlier in the day. Weinstein was not there when officers arrived.

To address any lingering concern about Harvey Weinstein's behaviour, Maerov said he successfully pushed a new code of conduct at the company that included a detailed description of sexual harassment. The NYPD does not provide further details. It describes the allegations against Weinstein as "repugnant" and "abhorrent".

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