In the rape trial against Harvey Weinstein, the jury had recently ruled – but the 67-year-old’s sentence was still open. But now this secret has been revealed.
- Since January Harvey Weinstein in the US in court.
- The celebrity Hollywood producer was arrested for Rape Guilty.
- Now the Sanctions for the fallen 67-year-old.
Update from March 11: The punishment for the former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is sure. The 67-year-old is Sentenced to 23 years in prison for sex offences Leg. Judge James Burke announced the sentence Wednesday in New York, about two weeks after a jury found Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault.
More than 80 women, including world famous actresses such as Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Gwyneth Paltrow, had the “Pulp Fiction” producer sexual harassment and violence Accused. However, the trial in the East Coast metropolis of New York involved only two cases: Weinstein was found guilty of being a former production assistant in 2006. Oral sex forced and in 2013 a young actress Raped. The convict had previously denied the allegations and spoke of consensual sex.
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One of Weinstein’s lawyers stood in front of microphones after the announcement, calling the phrase “disgusting.” The lengthy sentence – Weinstein is expected to remain in prison until his death – therefore does not cover the evidence or justice. His lawyers have Appeal against the conviction Announced.
Harvey Weinstein rape trial verdict: Trump responds to guilty verdict
Update from February 26: Harvey Weinstein was used in two cases for Rape and severe sexual coercion. After the guilty verdict, however, the Hollywood mogul was hospitalized – for high blood pressure. During the process, Weinstein He repeatedly claimed his innocence, but now he seems to have realized he’s behind bars. How the New York Post reported, Weinstein gave a “Prison Consultant” A. He is therefore supposed to prepare him for time behind bars. However, it should not be a psychologist, but rather a logistics assistant. For example, weinstein gets the right drugs in prison. The producer would suffer from diabetes.
The Hollywood mogul face up to 29 years in prison – the exact Sanctions Must 11. March proclaimed.
The ruling also welcomes the US President Donald Trump, who himself has been accused of misconduct against women. During a visit to India, Trump said loudly NtvHe said the guilty verdict was a “great victory” for women and a “very strong message.” Trump went on to say that he never liked Weinstein and only knew him a little bit. He also used the verdict to pit the Democrats, saying Hillary Clinton was a big fan of Weinstein. He also said the producer had donated a lot of money to the Democrats. Clinton had previously confirmed these donations.
Verdict in rape trial: Harvey Weinstein hospitalized – “How can something like this happen in America?”
Update from February 25: Just over two years after allegations against Harvey Weinstein launched the MeToo movement, a US court has found the former Hollywood mogul guilty of sex crimes.
Weinstein faces up to 25 years in prison. He accepted the verdict outside without any participation. His lawyer Arthur Aidala said: “I am innocent. How could something like this happen in America?”
Weinstein found guilty: Hospitalized after conviction
Contrary to the original planning, he was not taken to the notorious Rikers Island prison on an island off New York on Monday afternoon, but was initially taken to a hospital. He complained of chest pains and had to be examined for high blood pressure, US media reported, citing Weinstein’s team. However, according to the investigation, he had to be taken to Rikers Island.
Weinstein was always bent and hung in Room 1530 in Manhattan on a walking aid during sessions in the New York Supreme Court after a car accident in August. He himself had refused to testify at trial.
The allegations made by the producer, published in the fall of 2017 by the New York Times and The New Yorker magazine, were the beginning of the MeToo movement. Around the world, many women, including some men, then recognized their own stories in those of the alleged Weinstein victims – they began collecting these stories under the slogan “Me too.”
7:37 p.m.: Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape and aggravated sexual assault – now his lawyers want to appeal the verdict. As reported by dpa, Donna Rotunno, the movie mogul’s chief defender, has already announced that it will appeal. “The battle is not over,” the defenders say.
7:15 p.m.: The judgment shall be delivered: Harvey Weinstein he was officially found guilty of rape and aggravated sexual assault after a lengthy trial. Now the ex-film producer until the sentence is in custody, as reported by the dpa, citing New York Judge James Burke. He faces up to 25 years in prison. The exact duration will be announced on 11 March 2020. Meanwhile, actresses and women’s rights activists have already hailed the ruling as a “great success” and the introduction of a “new era of justice.”
In rape trial: Verdict on Harvey Weinstein dropped
Updated At 24.02.2020, 6:02 p.m.: It was a case with far-reaching consequences. The rape allegation against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein quickly made waves around the world, even sparking the “Me Too” debate over sexual harassment. Now, after long days of trial, the verdict has been handed down: as the dpa reports, the jury found Weinstein guilty of sex crimes.
Weinstein trial: Emotional report of rape – how to be ‘stunned’
Update January 27, 9:28 p.m.: In the process of Harvey Weinstein one of the prosecution’s most important witnesses has made serious allegations against the former movie mogul. The Production assistant Mimi Haleyi On Monday, according to media reports, Weinstein described how Weinstein found her in his New York apartment in 2006 Raped should have.
He then pushed her into the bedroom and pushed her to the bed. “I turned him down, but he insisted. Every time I tried to get out of bed, he pushed me back and pushed me down,” he said Haleyi According to the Hollywood Reporter, when she testified before the New York Supreme Court.
In some drastic details she then described how Weinstei Weinstei
N She would have had oral sex and not given her a chance to escape. A few weeks later, for the second time, forced sexual intercourse took place. Haleyi described how she had let him go as “stunned.”
When Cross-examination by one of the Weinstein’s Defenders She was confronted with contact with Weinstein even after the alleged rape and had written him friendly emails. Last week, a psychiatrist testified during the trial that such behavior by rape victims was perfectly normal.
Weinstein trial: Actress describes highly detailed rape – ‘I felt overwhelmed’
Updated January 23, 10:23 p.m.:Actress Annabella Sciorra, 59, has emotionally described how the former Hollywood mogul allegedly raped her in the trial of Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein broke into her New York apartment in the early 1990s and donned his shirt, Sciorra, who is known from the series “The Sopranos,” said in court in New York on Thursday.
“I told him dating he should go. But he kept coming up to me and I felt overwhelmed because he was very tall. I punched and kicked him, I tried to get him away from me.” But he had arrested her and raped her.
He threatened her and warned her not to tell anyone about the incident. She was very bad after that, Sciorra said. “I started drinking a lot and cutting myself back.” In criminal law, Sciorra’s allegations have been barred, but prosecutors hope to use their – and other – statements to prove that Weinstein’s misdeeds are not individual cases. The 67-year-old listened calmly to Sciorra’s statements and took notes from time to time. Earlier, he had hung out in court with a staff member.
Weinstein trial: Jury is complete – that’s why supermodel Gigi Hadid isn’t one of them
Updated January 17, 10:23 p.m.: Jury selection in the Weinstein trial of more than 600 and more than 100 citizens in the past two days potential bottlenecks in the processChief Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon accused the defence of systematically excluding younger white women I want to. For example, supermodel Gigi Hadid, 24, has not been selected as a judge. Only with the most recent appointments on Friday, a a greater imbalance in the number of women and men. Generally, fight The Defence in his own words, with a Weinstein’s bias. A large proportion of the jurors were eliminated because they declared themselves biased.
Weinstein lawsuit: Allegations against Hollywood mogul sparked MeToo movement
The Allegations by dozens of women Weinstein in 2017, the globalMeToo movement and therefore a great influence, not just on American society. Around the world, women and some men recognized their own stories in those of the alleged Weinstein victims and began collecting them under the slogan “Me too.”
On Thursday, Judge James Burke had a clear statement to potential jurors: “This Process is not a referendum on The MeToo movement“,” he warned. The jury’s decision should only be based on the evidence presented in court.
Weinstein trial: Twelve-member jury complete – three replacement jurors step in if necessary
Update from 17 January 2020: For a while, it was rumored that supermodel Gigi Hadid could be on the jury in the trial of former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. As of Friday, all Jurors for the sensational Selected procedure But 24-year-old Hadid isn’t here.
The Manhattan court on Friday summoned eight more New Yorkers from a pool of more than 100 people as jurors in the case – the Conditions for The substantive start of negotiations. In total, the jury consists of 12 people And three deputy jurors. Initially, there were six replacement jurors, but the prosecutor and defense reportedly agreed that three were sufficient.
Weinstein trial: Gigi Hadid won’t sit on jury
The fact that Gigi Hadid won’t be on the jury is apparently no coincidence: the defense and prosecutors probably agreed that the model as part of the jury could distract too much from the actual trial, reports landeszeitung.de.
The trial against Weinstein had begun on January 6, and after the jury was selected, opening arguments were scheduled to begin on January 22. The case against Weinstein is about the allegations of two women: the now 67-year-old allegedly forced one of them to perform oral sex in 2006, while the other allegedly raped him in 2013. The trial is expected to last more than two months. If convicted, Weinstein faces a life sentence. In total, more than 80 women have accused Weinstein of sexual assault in recent years.
Weinstein trial: Supermodel Gigi Hadid could sit on jury
First report of 14 January 2020:
New York – American model Gigi Hadid (24) possibly justified for sexual assault against former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein In the Jury Are. Hadid was on Monday in New York among the randomly selected potential jurors for the trial, as reported by US media. In the survey, she stated that she Weinstein as well as the actress and potential witness Salma Hayek personally. “But I think I can still be open about the facts,” Hadid said.
How likely is it that Hadid will be selected?
Jury selection for the trial entered its fifth day on Monday. A total of twelve jurors and six deputy jurors must be found before the trial can really begin with opening arguments. This can take several days or even weeks in such a head-grabbing process. In the US, almost every adult has to go on jury duty time and time again – even celebrities like Hadid. In the end, however, they are very rarely selected for a jury, as interest in their people can distract from the process.
Weinstein accused of rape
The lawsuit against Weinstein is about the allegations made by two women: Weinstein allegedly forced one of them to perform oral sex in 2006, the other allegedly raped him in 2013. The process can take a total of two months. If convicted, the 67-year-old faces a life sentence. Another criminal trial has been announced in California.
In total, more than 80 women, including well-known actresses such as Angelina Jolie and Uma Thurman, have accused Weinstein of sexual assault in recent years. The allegations against Weinstein – published by The New York Times and New Yorker magazine in the fall of 2017 and later awarded the Pulitzer Prize – have fueled the MeToo movement. All over the world, women and some men recognized their own stories in those of the Weinstein victims and began collecting them under the slogan “Me too.”
While the health of ex-film producer Harvey Weinstein is causing a stir, he is said to have won behind the scenes.