Harvey Weinstein

On January 6, 2020, the Los Angeles County District Attorney announced criminal charges against Harvey Weinstein, for allegedly raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents over a two-day period in 2013. Weinstein is charged with one felony count each of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by use of force and sexual battery by restraint. On April 10, 2020, Weinstein was charged with sexual battery by restraint against a third victim, related to an incident in 2010. On October 2, 2020, Weinstein was charged with another six additional sexual assault charges from three more incidents in Beverly Hills hotel rooms: three counts of forcible rape and three counts of forcible oral copulation. On April 12, 2021, Weinstein was formally indicted on eleven counts of sexual assault in Los Angeles County. On March 11, 2020 Weinstein was sentenced in New York to 23 years in prison having been found guilty of rape in the third degree and a criminal sexual act in the first degree. Weinstein was extradited to California to face the charges of rape and sexual assault in Los Angeles.