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10/16/2017 05:03 am ET Updated Oct 16, 2017

John Oliver Calls Out The Academy For Hypocrisy After Weinstein Decision

The "Last Week Tonight" host takes on Hollywood's sexual harassment problem.

John Oliver isn’t willing to heap praise on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for kicking out film executive Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations. 

As the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” noted, the organization still has a number of less-than-distinguished members. 

“Yes, finally ― the group that counts among its current members Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby and Mel Gibson has found the one guy who treated women badly and kicked him out,” Oliver said. “So congratulations, Hollywood. See you at the next Oscars where ― and this is true ― Casey Affleck will be presenting Best Actress.”

See his full takedown the clip above.

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