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In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. On Saturday, Oct. 14, 2016, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revoked Weinstein's membership. The decision, reached Saturday in an emergency session, comes in the wake of recent reports by The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine that revealed sexual harassment and rape allegations against him going back decades.(Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)

Academy expels Harvey Weinstein

- The Washington Times

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was ousted Saturday from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the annual Oscars awards ceremony, as the once-powerful Hollywood producer continues to come under fire for a wave of newly surfaced allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

Billy Gardell: ‘My Favorite Thing in the World’

For six seasons stand-up comic Billy Gardell portrayed half of the title characters on the CBS sitcom “Mike & Molly.” After the show wrapped, Mr. Gardell flexed his dramatic acting muscles, playing Elvis’ notorious manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the CMT series “Sun Records,” but he’s now back at his stand-up comedy roots. Mr. Gardell discussed playing a “bad guy” and all things “Mike & Molly.”

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