In an rare move, the Producers Guild of America has voted unanimously to hospital stop record for Harvey Weinstein on disciplinary grounds.
The PGA’s National Board of Directors and Officers pronounced Monday that Weinstein has an event to respond before a final decision is done on Nov. 6.
The decision to pierce brazen with the exclusion routine was motionless on by a organisation comprised of 20 women and 18 men. It comes just two days after the 65-year-old Oscar leader had his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revoked.
An email sent to Weinstein’s representative Sallie Hofmeister was not immediately returned.
The guild, which has over 5,000 members and represents those in film, radio and new media, also motionless Monday to hospital an anti-sexual nuisance charge force to investigate and introduce solutions to what it calls a “systematic and pervasive problem requiring evident industry-wide action.”
“The PGA calls on leaders via the party village to work together to safeguard that passionate abuse and nuisance are eradicated from the industry,” pronounced PGA presidents Gary Lucchesi and Lori McCreary in a statement.
In 2013 Weinstein and his hermit Bob Weinstein were given the Milestone Award by the PGA, which is deliberate the Guild’s top respect and is dictated to commend those who have done ancestral contributions to the party industry. Other recipients embody Walt Disney, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron.
Weinstein has also been nominated for mixed Producers Guild Awards over the years — twice for films “Gangs of New York” and “Shakespeare in Love” and twice as a writer of “Project Runway.”
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The guild has consummated memberships in the past for disaster to compensate dues, but Weinstein is the first to have been voted for exclusion on disciplinary grounds.
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