Harvey Weinstein trial is postponed until January 2020, after new charges

Harvey Weinstein trial is postponed until January 2020, after new charges

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The former producer was summoned to the US court for further charges of rape and aggravated sexual assault.

A New York court announced on Monday (August 26th) that Harvey Weinstein’s trial, scheduled for early September, was postponed until Jan. 6, 2020. The former producer was summoned to court for further charges of rape and murder. aggravated sexual assault. Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to both counts. This is the second time that the trial is postponed.

For a long time one of the powerful Hollywood figures, Harvey Weinstein, 67, who has always assured that his sexual relations were granted, has already been accused of sexual abuse ranging from harassment to rape by more than 80 women, including many celebrities.

But the new indictment would include the testimony of actress Annabella Sciorra, known for the series The Sopranos, according to some US media. By October 2017, in a New Yorker article that helped trigger the #MeToo movement, she accused Weinstein of raping her in 1993 at her home in Manhattan.

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