Weinstein’s ‘Bully’ Doc Getting a New PG-13 Rating with Minor Cuts

Hooray, a victory against the MPAA! Well, sort of. The Weinstein Company has announced that their doc Bully, directed by Lee Hirsch, will be getting a PG-13 from the MPAA, finally, with some minor cuts. We’ve been keeping updates occasionally on the status of Harvey Weinstein’s fight with the MPAA, which some are saying is a turning point for the MPAA, and it might just be. Reports are stating that the Weinsteins have been pushing this closely for weeks, and finally after removing three uses of the F-word, been given a PG-13 and will be re-releasing that new PG-13 version in theaters April 13th, expanding to 55 theatrical markets. The big victory, even though they had to remove three F-words, was that they could keep the controversial school bus bullying scene unedited and uncut, which Hirsch continuously refused to edit, “since it is too important to the truth and integrity behind …

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