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Harvey Weinstein's controversial speech to defend himself from justice

The former film producer faced the California Court for a lawsuit against him.

Harvey Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein.

This Wednesday, July 22, 2021, the international press echoed a new story that had to do with former American producer Harvey Weinstein. Turns out, she didn't hesitate for a second to appear in court in Los Angeles because of the 11 rape and sexual assault charges that five women brought against her. Fact that occupied the media scene until today. 

But Harvey Weinstein surprised the legal representatives when he testified and pleaded not guilty to all the charges against him. On the other hand, Judge Sergio Tapia assured that “the plea of not guilty has been entered.” This occurred in a scenario where the film producer attended in a wheelchair and dressed in a brown prison uniform.

Harvey Weinstein.

It should be remembered that Harvey Weinstein has been serving a prison sentence since 2020 and, in total, must spend 23 years in prison after being accused of sexual assault and rape in New York thanks to a group of five women who were related to several California hotels. 

According to the official report of the authorities, Harvey Weinstein committed these crimes in California. Among his charges is the rape of an Italian model while they were staying at a Beverly Hills hotel in February 2013. And also for having sexually assaulted Lauren Young, who stood out as an aspiring actor in the acting industry.

Video tomado del canal de Sky News.

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