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Producers Guild Of America votes to kick out Harvey Weinstein

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Two days after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to kick the once-powerful film mogul out of its ranks, the Producers Guild of America has also voted to expel Harvey Weinstein. That’s according to Variety, which quotes a statement from PGA presidents Gary Lucchesi and Lori McCreary:

This morning, the PGA’s National Board of Directors and Officers decided by unanimous vote to institute termination proceedings concerning Harvey Weinstein’s membership. Sexual harassment of any type is completely unacceptable. This is a systemic and pervasive problem requiring immediate industry-wide action. Today, the PGA’s National Board and Officers—composed of 20 women and 18 men—created the Anti-Sexual Harassment Task Force specifically charged with researching and proposing substantive and effective solutions to sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.


Not much else to say at this point, except good riddance. Weinstein has until November 6, when the PGA will make its final determination, to appeal; we’re hoping against hope not to have to

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