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Harvey Weinstein Is Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison

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Published on March 11, 2020 - Duration: 01:02s

Harvey Weinstein Is Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison

Harvey Weinstein Is Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison The disgraced movie mogul was sentenced in New York State Supreme Court on charges of felony sexual assault and rape.

It is likely that Weinstein, 67 and in poor health, will spend the rest of life in prison.

In his statement before his sentencing, Weinstein claimed to have "remorse," saying that "Iā€™m really trying to be a better person.ā€ The statement was not enough for Justice James A.

Burke, who could have handed down a sentence as light as five years.

Prosecutors had argued for a longer sentence, describing Weinstein as a "monster." Joan Illuzzi, Prosecutor, 'The New York Times' Allegations against the former head of Miramax extend all the way back to 1978.

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