Harvey Weinstein Is Already In Jail, Awaiting His Sentence

The producer will receive his final sentence on March 11.

The producer Harvey Weinstein, convicted of crimes of rape in the third degree and sexual assault in the first degree, he was finally transferred to the Rikers Island prison (New York) to which he had to have been taken directly after the oral hearing in which he received his verdict last February. The conviction as such will be issued on March 11, judicial sources recently confirmed.


It must be remembered that the former king midas of Hollywood experienced “severe pain” in the chest and high levels of anxiety just after leaving the court, which led to a sudden change of plans and his immediate transfer to the Bellevue hospital in the same city .

Yesterday Thursday, his lawyers and representatives assured the magazine Variety that, given the delicate state of health of the 67-year-old businessman, it is most likely that he remained in the medical center until the content of the opinion was known, a forecast that has not finally been fulfilled.

“The doctors who are treating him believe that he is where he should be, it is that simple. It is no secret that in the last two months he has been under the vigilance of several specialists. The doctors who are now responsible for his health, at least today, they have determined that he is not ready to leave the hospital facilities, “explained the lawyer Arthur Aidala yesterday.

Of course, in order to monitor its evolution and ensure its full recovery, Harvey weinstein It does not currently occupy a common cell, but is in a special room of the nursing section of the prison. In fact, his spokeswoman Julia Engelmayer has confirmed that the producer had to be operated on Wednesday at the said hospital in order to facilitate the flow of blood to his heart, for which a stent was inserted into one of the main arteries.