Harvey Weinstein, in a wheelchair, pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges in Los Angeles - News Summed Up

Harvey Weinstein, in a wheelchair, pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges in Los Angeles


(CNN) Disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to 11 sexual assault charges in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday, a day after he was moved across the country from his New York prison. Weinstein, 69, appeared in a wheelchair in the hearing, while a medical mask covered his mouth and sat under his nose. His lawyers filed a motion to dismiss three of the 11 counts against him, saying the statute of limitations has expired. Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to 11 charges in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday. The 11 charges include four counts of forcible rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of sexual battery by restraint, and one count of sexual penetration by use of force.


Source: CNN July 21, 2021 19:30 UTC



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