Harvey Weinstein resigns from Directors Guild of America

Updated:1 year, 2 months ago IST

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Studio mogul Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the Directors Guild of America, more than a month after the organisation had launched disciplinary proceeding against him. In a statement issued, a Directors Guild of America's spokesperson said, "Harvey Weinstein resigned from his membership from the Directors Guild of America effective today." They have denied to further comment on the matter. The organisation also had removed Weinstein from its website. Weinstein's resignation from the organisation follows his being voted out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and banned for life from the Producers Guild, as well as facing suspension from the BAFTA. Many Hollywood A-list actresses, including, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Rose McGowan, Cara Delevingne, Mira Sorvino, and Lupita Nyong'o are among the women to accuse the producer of harassment or assault. Weinstein is currently under investigation by the police in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and the UK for sexual assault accusations made against him.

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