Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in jail for sexual harassment and rape. He was in a wheelchair in courtroom on the time of his sentencing on Wednesday.
However, throughout this time, his legal professionals appealed to the courtroom to be lax in his sentence and mentioned that the minimal 5 years of imprisonment for Harvi would be the identical as 'life imprisonment'.
However, the prosecutors argued over the 67-year-old former filmmaker that he needs to be given most punishment for his remedy of ladies.
Judge James Burke dismissed Wynstein's pleas searching for a minimal sentence of 5 years for his consumer. <! –
For the primary time, Weinstein mentioned, "I am deeply sorry." He described his actions as 'utterly confused'. Said, 'The type of statements that got here in the course of the #MeToo Movement, they confuse me and the remainder of the lads.'
In truth, over 80 ladies have beforehand been accused of sexually assaulting and raping Weinstein. Many well-known actresses, together with well-known actress Angelina Jolly, had accused Weinstein of sexual harassment.
Even in the course of the #MeToo Movement, which occurred around the globe, many ladies had opened their entrance towards Harvi and advised their painful tales. Weinstein was convicted in New York throughout a trial final month. Weinstein is counted among the many highly effective figures of Hollywood.
After a flurry of accusations towards Weinstein, the ladies's marketing campaign of ladies all around the world was additionally gaining momentum. Women from all around the world shared their bitter experiences associated to sexual harassment and rape, from social media to avenue (as a marketing campaign).