Mar 16, 2018

President of the Academy accused of sexual harassment

 Academy President John Bailey

Academy President John Bailey. Photo: Rodin Eckenroth / Getty Images

President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, is currently being investigated for reports of sexual harassment, Variety reports.

Why it matters: The Academy ousted Harvey Weinstein from its ranks, after overwhelming reports of sexual assault and harassment during Bailey's tenure. Per Variety, the Academy "received three harassment claims on Wednesday."

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