Macron 'to revoke Harvey Weinstein's Legion of Honour award'

Weinstein leaves the French presidential Palace with his wife Georgina Chapman after receiving the Legion d'Honneur in Paris in 2012. Chapman now plans to divorce her husband

Harvey Weinstein: UK Politicians Urge Removal Of Honorary CBE

France will strip disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of the prestigious Legion d'Honneur, President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday.

The scandal triggered a Twitter campaign in the country, with French journalist Sandra Muller urging women to speak about their stories of sexual harassment with the hashtag #balancetonporc, or "squeal on your pig".

So, I have taken steps to deprive him of the Legion of honour.

Harvey's brother Bob has called for his older sibling - whose wife Georgina Chapman walked out on him - to have his ownership interest in The Weinstein Company "severed" after he was sacked from the organisation after the allegations surfaced. Therefore, Macron says he wants to speed up the legal procedures for investigating and prosecuting sexual harassment. In 2012, cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of the title following an investigation into doping by the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

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More than two dozen women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment in recent days, allegations that stretch back three decades and include top Hollywood actresses like Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd.

London's Metropolitan Police force said Sunday that the woman reported being assaulted in London in 2010, 2011 and 2015.

In his first public appearance since news of the allegations broke, Weinstein told reporters last week that "we all make mistakes". Officers from its Child Abuse and Sexual Offenses Command are investigating. The force also did not name Weinstein, in keeping with its policy of not identifying suspects who have not been charged.

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