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Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled from US film Academy

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled from the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
 
The prestigious organisation - which runs the Oscars - made the announcement on Thursday.
 
TV star Cosby was convicted of sexual assault last month. 
 
Director Polanski admitted statutory rape of a 13 year-old in 1977.
 
Producer Harvey Weinstein was kicked out last year, following numerous allegations of sexual assault.
 
The academy said its board members made the latest decision after a vote on Tuesday.
                                 


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