Harvey Weinstein‘s again on the West Coast, and simply confronted the choose in his L.A. sexual assault case — he is now been formally indicted, and denied wrongdoing … with an official plea.
The one-time film producer appeared in individual for a listening to Wednesday in an L.A. County courthouse the place the 11 expenses he is going through have been learn to him, one after the other.
The fees are for alleged sexual assaults over a number of years, involving 5 completely different ladies. In response, Weinstein entered a not responsible plea — one thing he was anticipated to do based mostly on how he’d pled within the latest previous.
Now, we’re advised Weinstein will stay within the custody of L.A. authorities whereas the case is pending. If it finally ends up going to trial — which it seems it is going to at this level — that might imply he’ll be right here for a very long time.
As we reported … Weinstein was extradited from NY to L.A. Tuesday. TMZ posted the primary photographs of HW getting off the aircraft, and he gave the impression to be in civilian garments … not a jail jumpsuit. Bear in mind, he is already doing laborious time in a NY state jail for sexual assault.
Nonetheless, Weinstein was in a brown jail jumpsuit and a wheelchair throughout Wednesday’s listening to.