Harvey Weinstein diminished from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Harvey Weinstein has been diminished from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the academy’s house of governors pronounced in a matter Saturday.

The house met Saturday to plead the passionate abuse allegations against Weinstein. The house pronounced it voted “well in additional of the compulsory two-thirds majority” to immediately ban Weinstein from the Academy.

“We do so not simply to apart ourselves from someone who does not consequence the honour of his colleagues but also to send a summary that the epoch of bullheaded stupidity and ashamed complicity in sexually rapacious function and workplace nuisance in the attention is over,” the matter said.

“What’s at issue here is a deeply discouraging problem that has no place in the society. The Board continues to work to settle reliable standards of control that all Academy members will be approaching to exemplify.”

The exclusion means that Weinstein will no longer be means to opinion for nominees or winners for the Academy Awards. He’s already been dangling by the British Film Academy.

More than two dozen women — including actresses Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd and Gwyneth Paltrow — recently told The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine that Weinstein had sexually tormented or sexually assaulted them. Weinstein was fired Sunday by The Weinstein Co., a studio he co-founded with his brother.

Read the Academy house of governors’ matter in full below:

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors met currently to plead the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and has voted good in additional of the compulsory two-thirds infancy to immediately ban him from the Academy. We do so not simply to apart ourselves from someone who does not consequence the honour of his colleagues but also to send a summary that the epoch of bullheaded stupidity and ashamed complicity in sexually rapacious function and workplace nuisance in the attention is over. What’s at issue here is a deeply discouraging problem that has no place in the society. The Board continues to work to settle reliable standards of control that all Academy members will be approaching to exemplify.

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