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Film Academy votes to expel Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski

LOS ANGELES — The fallout from Invoice Cosby’s to blame conviction final week is rising to incorporate others accused of sexual misconduct. The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences Board of Governors has voted to expel Cosby and Roman Polanski from its club.

The movie academy stated Thursday that its board of governors met Tuesday evening and voted on their standing in line with their Requirements of Behavior.

The group that places at the Oscars additionally expelled Harvey Weinstein from its ranks in October. 

Just one individual is assumed to had been up to now expelled from the academy: Carmine Caridi, a personality actor who had his club revoked in 2004 for lending DVD screeners of flicks in competition for Oscars that ended up on-line.

Polanski stays a fugitive after fleeing the US in 1978 after pleading to blame to illegal intercourse with a minor. Cosby used to be convicted final week of drugging and molesting a Temple College worker, Andrea Constand, at his suburban Philadelphia house in 2004.

On Tuesday, Yale revoked an honorary stage from Cosby, becoming a member of greater than 20 different schools and universities who pulled awards from him. 

Cosby isn’t the one big name to be stripped of an honorary stage. The College at Buffalo revoked an honorary stage from Weinstein, and Fordham College pulled an honor from fired “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose.

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