Queen strips Harvey Weinstein of CBE after producer convicted of sex assaults

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Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has had his honorary CBE stripped from him by the Queen, the palace has announced.

The 68-year-old was convicted of one count of sexual assault and one count of rape in February this year.

Weinstein was granted an honorary CBE in 2004 for his contribution to the British film industry.

A notice in The Gazette, the UK's official public record, said: "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 January 29, 2004, shall be cancelled and annulled and that his name shall be erased from the Register of the said Order."

Weinstein was charged by police in New York with "rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two separate women" on May 25, 2018.

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