The convicted rapist is serving a 23-year sentence in New York, and faces another trial in Los Angeles.
After a brief stay at Rikers Island, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving to a prison in upstate New York.
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday for his rape and criminal sex act convictions following an emotional trial that was a landmark moment in the #MeToo era. Weinstein was convicted Feb. 24 of rape in the third degree for assaulting aspiring actress Jessica Mann in a New York City hotel room in 2013, and of committing a criminal sex act for forcing oral sex on former production assistant Mimi Haley in 2006.
While convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein waits to hear how many years he’ll spend in prison, he’ll be living at the one of the most notorious jail complexes in the United States — Rikers Island.
The Harvey Weinstein jurors, in 26 “stressful” hours in the jury room, focused on the question of consent in the sexual encounters central to the case.
Harvey Weinstein, the once-powerful Hollywood mogul, was found guilty of rape in the third degree Monday
The lead defense attorney in Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial said in an interview that she has never been sexually assaulted “because I would never put myself in that position.”