Harvey Weinstein Resigns from Directors Guild of America
A guild spokesperson confirmed that his resignation went into effect on Monday
Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the Directors Guild of America.
A guild spokesperson confirmed that his resignation went into effect on Monday.
The disgraced mogul has already been removed from a number of professional organizations including the The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the Producers Guild of America.
Weinstein, 65, has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 50 women including Cara Delevingne, Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Angelina Jolie since The New York Times and The New Yorker documented decades of alleged sexual misconduct and sexual assault involving a number of women in detailed articles in October.
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A spokesperson for Weinstein previously told PEOPLE in a statement, “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances.”
Since then, Weinstein has since been fired from his powerhouse studio, the Weinstein Company, and his wife, Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, has announced she’s leaving him.