Harvey Weinstein pulls membership from Hollywood organization

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein is no longer a member of the Directors Guild of America.

“Harvey Weinstein quiescent his membership from the DGA, effective today,” a DGA orator told CBS News in an email.

The classification pronounced it would have no serve comment.

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Weinstein has been diminished from a series of veteran guilds and organizations, including the Producer’s Guild and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences given dozens of women have come brazen to credit the film noble of passionate nuisance or passionate assaults, including rape. His member have denied all accusations of non-consensual sex.

The DGA represents some-more than 16,000 attention professionals including directors and members of directing teams. Although Weinstein was many obvious for producing films, he has a co-directing credit on the 1986 film “Playing for Keeps” with his hermit Bob Weinstein. The DGA pronounced last month that Weinstein was confronting expulsion.

Meanwhile, a New York lawsuit accuses Weinstein of sex trafficking by luring an determined singer into a French hotel room and sexually assaulting her.

The lawsuit, filed Monday on interest of singer Kadian Noble, claims the film writer went to London in 2014 and “groomed” Noble by revelation her he had a film role in mind for her. It says after that year he again approached Noble and took her to his room at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes, where he groped her and forced her to watch him masturbate. A mouthpiece for Weinstein has denied the allegations.

Earlier this month, New York City police pronounced actress Paz de la Huerta‘s rape allegations against Weinstein were convincing and that an review was underway.

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce pronounced Friday that investigators have interviewed de la Huerta. In an talk with CBS News match Jericka Duncan, de la Huerta accused Weinstein of raping her twice in her unit in 2010.

The allegations by de la Huerta follow accounts of more than 50 women who contend Weinstein subjected them to diagnosis trimming from nuisance to rape. The bureau of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. told CBS News that they have reserved a comparison sex crimes prosecutor to examine this case.

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