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The Director of the biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Bryan singer was removed from the list of nominees for the British Academy of film and television arts (BAFTA). This was reported on the official website of the event.
This decision was made against the filmmaker brought charges of pedophilia. “We consider such behavior absolutely unacceptable and incompatible with our values,” the statement says. In addition, it is noted that the singer denies all the charges, so it will be excluded from the list of applicants until the case is investigated.
However, the painting “Bohemian Rhapsody” continues to be nominated in the category “Outstanding British film”. Other candidates for the award who worked on the film, will also remain in the list.
25 Jan biopic about Freddie mercury has been removed from the list of nominees for the LGBT-GLAAD awards in connection with the pedophile scandal. The organizers of the event said that the singer tried to justify himself, “wrongfully using the word “homophobia” to divert attention from accusations of sexual violence.”
On 23 January it became known that four men Director accused of pedophilia. In 2017, the singer sued a resident of Seattle Cesar Sanchez-Guzman, reported rape in 2003. In 2014 the same charges against the filmmaker nominated Michael Egan, who claimed he was molested at the age of 17.
Singer called the accusations of homophobic slander and accused the victims that they want to cash in on the success of “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
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