Harvey Weinstein is sick in jail with suspected COVID-19, a spokesperson for the disgraced Hollywood producer has revealed.
The information comes after it was revealed last month that Weinstein is now facing six new sexual assault charges in Los Angeles.
A spokesperson for Weinstein revealed to the PA company that he has a fever and is being “intently monitored” on the Wende Correctional Facility in New York. They’d not verify or deny whether or not he has obtained a optimistic coronavirus take a look at.
In response, a spokesperson for the New York State Division of Corrections and Group Supervision mentioned that they weren’t able to touch upon particular person instances, although anybody on the jail who shows coronavirus signs is examined and remoted.
Harvey Weinstein (Image: Spencer Platt/Getty)
Final month (October 2), additional costs have been introduced towards Weinstein and he’s now dealing with a complete of 4 counts of rape, two of sexual battery by restraint and one rely of sexual penetration by use of drive, involving 5 victims, for crimes that allegedly occurred between 2004 and 2013.
The movie mogul was sentenced to 23 years in prison in March throughout a listening to at Manhattan Legal Court docket for counts of a Legal Sexual Act within the first diploma and third-degree rape.
In January, Weinstein was additionally charged with rape and sexual assault in Los Angeles during the New York trial, relating to two separate incidents over a two-day period in 2013.
Again in September, Weinstein was stripped of his CBE by the Queen following his conviction. He was given the honorary CBE in 2004 in recognition of his contributions to the British movie trade.