#MeToo Harvey Weinstein guilty on 2 of 5 counts

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“I’m Harvey Weinstein– you know what I can do.” Weinstein, whose signature throughout forty years of allegations was lack of accountability, has been declared guilty on two counts in his sexual assault trial.

Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and a criminal sexual act in New York, more than two years after allegations against the Hollywood power broker sparked the #MeToo movement.

Weinstein, 67, could spend years in prison, a remarkable fall for a man once celebrated and feared in the film industry. The former movie mogul was acquitted of the most serious charge, predatory sexual assault, and a count of rape in the first degree.
The trial marked an extraordinary moment in a national reckoning over the abuse and assault of women in the workplace. Much has changed since the New York Times and the New Yorker reported in late 2017 that dozens of women had accused Weinstein of preying on them, unleashing similar claims against other powerful men. The crisis consultancy Temin & Co. puts the current number of Weinstein accusers at 111.

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Maybe tRump will be next? Good luck with that! ✌🏻️


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