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Queen Elizabeth Strips Harvey Weinstein of Royal Honor

Queen Elizabeth Strips Harvey Weinstein of Royal Honor

Queen Elizabeth is taking away an important honor bestowed upon disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

The 94-year-old royal has taken away the 68-year-old film producer’s Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire honor, or CBE, awarded in 2004, it was confirmed via THR on Friday (September 18).

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Harvey was found guilty of rape and sexual assault earlier in 2020, and sentenced to 23 years in prison.

”The Queen has directed that the appointment of Harvey Weinstein to be an Honorary Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, dated 29 January 2004, shall be cancelled and annulled and that his name shall be erased from the Register of the said Order,” a statement in the UK.’s official public record newspaper said.

The honor is meant for people who have made a “distinguished, innovative contribution to any area.”

Harvey Weinstein‘s survivors recently were awarded a settlement in this amount.

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