Film academy president accused of sexual harassment


BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 05: AMPAS President John Bailey attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 5, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 05: AMPAS President John Bailey attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 5, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Months into the reckoning of Hollywood, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the group behind the Oscars) is looking into its own leadership.

John Bailey, who was elected president of the organization last year, is being investigated for sexual harassment, reports Variety.

The Academy started looking into Bailey after receiving three claims against him. The exact nature of the allegations remains unclear, and the victims’ names are being kept under wraps.

Bailey…

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