Harvey Weinstein Indicted On Rape And Criminal Sexual Act Charges

A grand jury in New York found there's enough evidence against the disgraced Hollywood producer to move forward with trial.
Posted at 8:34 PM, May 30, 2018

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on rape and criminal sexual act charges.

The Manhattan District Attorney announced three felony charges against Weinstein last week, and a grand jury determined there's enough evidence against him to move forward with trial.

Weinstein was the first big fish in the entertainment industry to fall after recent accusations of sexual misconduct. His downfall propelled #MeToo into a national movement that continues to grow across various industries in the U.S.

Weinstein is also reportedly the subject of a federal investigation.

The charges in New York stem from allegations involving two different women who say the producer assaulted them in 2004 and 2013. Weinstein's attorney said he plans to plead not guilty.