Harvey Weinstein to Face New Sexual Assault Charges in New York Re-Trial

Harvey Weinstein to Face New Sexual Assault Charges in New York Re-Trial


Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is likely to face new sexual assault charges in his New York re-trial, with prosecutors saying some accusers who weren’t ready to come forward before are now prepared to speak out.

During a court hearing Tuesday, where Harvey Weinstein was present, New York prosecutors said they are currently investigating new allegations of sexual assault and could put the new charges before a grand jury by the fall, according to multiple reports.

“A number of women came forward to indicate they were raped by the defendant in Manhattan,” Nicole Blumberg, Manhattan’s Assistant District Attorney, said in court, according to a Variety report.

She said the alleged incidents include a “violent” and “trauma-informed” matter that falls within the state’s statute

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