The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has suspended Harvey Weinstein’s membership “in light of recent very serious allegations,” the org said today. BAFTA has informed the embattled producer that the suspension is effective immediately.
Weinstein has long been a fixture on the BAFTA circuit, hosting a Friday night dinner before the film awards and turning up at the nominees party as well as hosting a post-ceremony party.
BAFTA - Statement
Here is BAFTA’s statement:
“Whilst BAFTA has previously been a beneficiary of Mr Weinstein’s...