Directors Gild of America starts to kick film producer Weinstein out

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Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the weeks since The New York Times and The New Yorker published exposes alleging decades of sexual misconduct by Weinstein. He was not. For the first time since I met him, I felt unsafe.

Actresses including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Lupita Nyong'o have accused Weinstein of harassment, while actresses Asia Argento and Rose McGowan said he raped them. News in a statement.

He released a statement through his attorney saying, "Last year, she sent a personal invitation to Mr. Weinstein to see her in her Broadway show titled, Eclipsed".

The second sentence of the statement has drawn outrage from people who accuse Weinstein of victimblaming.

On Thursday, Nyong'o detailed her account of her 2011 encounter with Weinstein at his CT home in the New York Times.

But it's a different story with sexual harassment and assault allegations made past year against Trump.

"Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein", Sallie Hofmeister said.

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The actress claimed that she went to his house to watch a private screening of a film along with his family. Harvey allegedly told Lupita that her "career would suffer" if she didn't comply with his demands.

Since the scandal exploded on Oct 5, Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co, which he co-founded.

An attorney for Weinstein did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

Weinstein has two directorial credits in IMDB: The Gnomes' Great Adventure (1987) and Playing for Keeps (1986).

His younger brother and the company's co-founder, Bob Weinstein, is now scrambling to save the studio.

The Directors Guild of America has initiated the process of ejecting disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein from its ranks in the wake of a cascade of sexual harassment and sexual assault accusations.

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