Posted by Gareth Icke Posted on 24 February 2020

Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of criminal sexual assault and rape and faces up to 29 years in prison but is cleared of the three most serious charges in landmark #MeToo trial

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of raping and sexual assaulting two women – sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.

The disgraced Hollywood producer was convicted by a New York jury on Monday of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in his apartment in 2006 and raping aspiring actress Jessica Mann in a hotel room in 2013.

Weinstein was acquitted of the two most serious counts of predatory sexual assault, which each carried a potential life sentence. He was also found not guilty of first degree rape in relation to Mann.

He now faces up to 29 years in prison on the two charges.

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