American famous producer Harvey Weinstein, who has many autographs under Hollywood movies, has been found guilty in the sexual assault and rape case he has been tried for a long time. Famous actresses such as Uma Thurman and Salma Hayek are among the women who have directed Weinstein to charge sexual abuse.
During his career, Harvey Weinstein was one of the most influential names in Hollywood for some time, producing a total of 325 movies and series, including The Lord of the Rings, Kill Bill, Inglourious Basterds, The Hateful Eight and Django Unchained.
In 2017, the American producer, who appeared to offer money to women who had been sexually abused, had caused an unforgettable move to begin. Many Hollywood stars who broke their years of silence had announced that Weinstein had sexually assaulted them. These confessions, which have a domino stone effect all over the world, led to the start of the #MeToo (You Tell Me) movement.
More than 80 women accuse Weinstein of sexual abuse
More than 80 actresses who have accused the famous producer of sexual abuse charges include famous names such as Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek and Gwyneth Paltrow. Rejecting the accusations against him, Weinstein argues that their sexual relations are based on mutual consent.
Weinstein, who had difficulty walking due to health problems, came to the courtroom with a walker
The American filmmaker, who appeared before the judge for the first time earlier this year, was found guilty in the rape and sexual assault trial in New York. Convicted of “simple sexual assault and rape” and “heavy harassment”, Weinstein was acquitted of “quality sexual assault and rape” that required more severe punishment. If the famous producer was found guilty of all allegations about him, he would face life imprisonment.
Up to 25 years’ imprisonment is required for Weinstein. The penalty for the 67-year-old filmmaker will be announced in March. Weinstein’s lawyers are preparing to appeal the decision. In the meantime, let’s put together the information about the filmmaker that the rape and sexual assault lawsuit that opened in Los Angeles in 2013 still continues.