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Who is Harvey Weinstein? Why he has been sentenced to 23 years in prison?

Hollywood cinema’s famous producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for the #Metoo case. Weinstein was convicted by a New York court on a sexual abuse charge. News agency NNI quoted AFP as saying that former filmmaker Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in a sexual abuse case today.

What actually the case is?

In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that more than a dozen women accused Weinstein of sexually harassing, assaulting or raping them. Following sexual abuse allegations, Weinstein was dismissed from his company and expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexually abusing more than 100 women, including many of Hollywood’s veteran actresses by October 31.  The allegations sparked the #MeToo social media campaign and many similar sexual abuse allegations against (and dismissals of) powerful men around the world. Weinstein was arrested in New York and charged with rape on May 25, 2018. His trial began on January 6, 2020, and he was also charged with rape in Los Angeles. On February 24, 2020, he was found guilty of two of five felonies in New York, charges which carry a sentence of up to 25 years. Today On 11 March 2020 he was sentenced to 23 years in prison.

What statement did Hollywood actress Don

Dunning gave over it?

Just a few days ago, former Hollywood actress Don Dunning gave a statement in a New York court that Weinstein had asked her to offer three films in exchange for a compromise. According to Dunning, she thought it was a joke, but Harvey Weinstein said, “I will never succeed in this industry”. Earlier, the grand jury also charged Weinstein with rape and criminal sexual harassment act. Former Hollywood actress Don Dunning also said in a statement that she was asked to offer three films instead of threesomes. Don Dunning has further stated that Harvey Weinstein promised to give him three films when she have threesomes with himself and his assistant and put them on the offensive.

Who is Harvey Weinstein?

Harvey is considered one of Hollywood’s most powerful filmmakers. Let us know that 81 films made in Harvey’s production have received the Oscar Award. Harvey was one of the filmmakers who had access to the White House. Harvey Weinstein born on March 19, 1952) is an American convicted sex offender and former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced successful independent films including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), etc. Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love and seven Tony Awards for plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. Weinstein has been married twice.

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