Harvey Weinstein was charged again. In the UK, he is accused of sexual assault on two counts.
Harvey Weinstein (70) faces another lawsuit, this time in the UK. This emerges from an official statement on the official website of the law enforcement agency Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on Wednesday (June 8). According to the statement, the CPS gave the police permission to charge Weinstein with two counts of sexual assault. The charges were approved after reviewing evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police during their investigation. The incidents involving a woman are said to have happened in 1996.
According to a statement from the Metropolitan Police, the two alleged assaults happened between July 31 and August 31, 1996 in London. The woman is believed to be in her 50s today. As “Variety” reports, it is still unclear whether Weinstein will travel to the UK to face the charges in court.
Sentenced to 23 years imprisonment
Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York in February 2020. A New York appeals court upheld the rape and sexual assault conviction on June 2. He is currently in a prison in California awaiting further trial. He is also accused of sexual assault. If convicted, he faces up to 140 years in prison. Weinstein denies the allegations. The court will soon announce when the trial will begin.
The ex-Hollywood producer has been accused of numerous sexual offenses since autumn 2017. Reports published in the New York Times and New Yorker at the time detailing Weinstein’s behavior contributed to the