BREAKING Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy
The Academy has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein.
The move comes following numerous allegations of sexual assault made against the film producer.
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences said its board "voted well in excess of the required two-thirds majority" to expel him.
Its members include the giants of Hollywood.
Mr Weinstein's films have received more than 300 Oscar nominations and won 81.
BREAKING: Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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More than two dozen women, including actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow, have made allegations against him.
Police forces in the US and the UK are investigating these allegations.
Weinstein has insisted through a spokesperson that any sexual contacts he had were consensual, and he denies accusations of criminal sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault.