Harvey Weinstein pled not guilty for sexually assaulting a woman in 2006 during an arraignment in downtown Manhattan on Monday.
This process is nothing new to the disgraced media mogul, as he was summoned in June on charges of first-and third-degree assault, and a first-degree criminal sexual act including two other ladies. The charges originate from incidents that allegedly occurred in 2004 and 2013.
A cuffed Weinstein went into the court on Monday wearing a dull suit, a white shirt, and a naval force blue tie. He looked colorless and seemed to have shed some weight from his bulky casing.
Weinstein, the maker of hit independent movies, for example, “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” was a power in Hollywood, eminent for his capacity to pick workmanship house admission that could traverse into the standard, and dreaded for his unpredictable temper. He likewise had profound connections to the Beltway, fund-raising for President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton amid their White House runs.
However, dozens of women accused him of sexual assault, like, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, and Ashley Judd. Weinstein’s fall sparked the #MeToo movement and many Hollywood heavyweights were accused of the same thing, including, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Matt Lauer, and Brett Ratner.
The new charges originate from allegations that Weinstein coercively performed oral sex on a lady in July 2006. It conveys a potential life sentence if indicted. He faces a least 10 years in jail if discovered liable. Law requirement has not freely distinguished any of the three ladies blaming Weinstein for the ambush, however one informer, previous promoting official Lucia Evans, already said she was squeezing charges.
Weinstein faces various potential legitimate issues. Police in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and London are additionally examining charges that Harvey ambushed or sexually mishandled these women.
Weinstein is currently free on $1 million bails. Prosecutors spent the vast majority of the 20-minute hearing pushing to have the magnate set under house capture in New York City, a suggestion that Weinstein’s lawyer questioned, taking note of that presently lives in Connecticut.