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Harvey Weinstein May Lose His Honorary Degree As More Of His Projects Get Tanked In Tinseltown!

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Annnnnd the blows keep coming for Harvey Weinstein!

On Wednesday, it was reported that the University at Buffalo is petitioning to have the disgraced movie mogul's honorary degree revoked. This move comes amid the news of Weinstein's sexual misconduct scandal.

Related: Gwyneth Calls Harvey A "Coercer" In Vintage Interview!

The university, where Harvey majored in English between 1969 and 1973, claims they've become

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Elementary School Librarian Rejects Melania Trump's Book Donation — Here's Why

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Called out.

In honor of National Read a Book Day earlier this month, Melania Trump and the Department of Education sent 10 Dr. Seuss books to "schools with programs that have achieved high standards of excellence, recognized by State and National awards and Blue Ribbon Awards."

Not only were they sending books into some of the most privileged schools — but the librarian at Cambridgeport Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, described the first lady's choices as "a bit of a cliché, a tired and worn ambassador for children's literature."

Related: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Know How To Support Each Other!

Because of this, Liz Phipps Soeiro decided to turn down the shipment — and later penned a letter explaining why.

In an editorial for The Horn Book's reading blog, Phipps Soeiro wrote:

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