Ex-President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Expelled Over Racist Email

Former president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Philip Berk has been kicked out of the organization after sharing an article with his fellow members that called Black Lives Matter a “racist hate movement.”

The 88-year-old Berk, who served eight terms as HFPA president and was a member of the association for 44 years, sent an email sharing the post with the association’s members, staff, general counsel, and COO. Although Berk did not cite any sources or links in his email, the Los Angeles Times reports that it appears the article was originally published on conservative writer David Horowitz’s Freedom Center website.

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Philip Berk in 2010 (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images for InStyle)