Harvey Weinstein is already serving his time in prison in New York, Los Angeles County. However, the 68-year-old film producer has been charged with the rape charges by two more women on Friday.
The former film mogul has 11 sexual assault counts in his court. The producer has been charged with three new counts of rape and three new counts of forcible oral copulation involving two women, the district attorney’s office said.
Weinstein spokesman Juda Engelmayer said in response to the charges that “Harvey Weinstein has always maintained that every one of his physical encounters throughout his entire life has been consensual. That hasn’t changed. At this moment we cannot comment on the additional charges until we learn more about them.”
Weinstein has been already sentenced to 23 years of prison following the rape and sexual assault against two women in February. Los Angeles Prosecutors had begun the process to get him back in California for the new cases but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been delayed.
If the new charges are also combined with the old ones then the producer can be sentenced to a maximum of 140 years in prison. For more updates, keep watching this space.