2 March 2012 3:19 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After helping to turn Frenchmen Jean Dujardin and Michel Hazanavicius into Oscar winners last weekend for their work in "The Artist," Harvey Weinstein will receive one of the country's highest honors. The Weinstein Company co-chairman will receive the 2012 Légion d’Honneur, after being personally nominated by President Nicolas Sarkozy. He will receive the award in a ceremony to take place in Paris. Weinstein will enter the Légion d’Honneur with the grade of “Chevalier.” Also read: Harvey Weinstein Lashes Out at French Politician Over 'Intouchables' Comment The news comes a day after Weinstein made headlines for slamming Jean-Marie »

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