Weinstein found GUILTY of 2 counts sexual assault and 3rd degree rape, acquitted of more serious charges

…from Russia Today, Moscow

[ Editor’s Note: There is an old saying that, “It couldn’t happen to a nicer man.” Although Gordon thinks his potential 25 year sentence on today’s counts will only get him around 3.5 years, he has further charges pending in Los Angeles.

Not convicted today were the legions of movie industry people who knew this was going on and did nothing, not even as a group if they had been fearful to go it alone.

There are a large number of victims out there who have not gotten any justice. But movie moguls do not have to prey on actresses anymore due to their convenience. The human trafficking internationally for “models” as “girlfriends or wives” is a lucrative industry. Some even feel a major political figure got one that way. It’s gone mainstream.

Despite all this, the Wahhabi Imams in Saudi Arabia “legalized” rape by ISIS jihadis by dusting off their religious “temporary marriage” scam, which legalized rape under their version of Islam. Who knows, if Weinstein had converted, he might have walked.

But the temporary marriage Islam scam set off a stampede of sexual abuse among the jihadis. ISIS fighters kidnapped Izadi women and teens, and kept them as sex slaves. Countless young teen girls were bought out of refugee camps in Syria by jihadi fighters with their stolen loot. Some survivors have gone public. Others just disappeared, with no major investigation or even a mention of sanctions, which is aiding and abetting, in my book.

New York has a law that even a mother of a child who is abused by a live in boyfriend but does not stop it or ever report it is charged with the same level of felony as the man. As Gordon does so love to say, it’s a nasty world out thereJim W. Dean ]

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– First published … February 24, 2020

Miramax mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of third degree rape and first-degree sexual assault, while the jury has acquitted him of the more serious charges of predatory sexual assault and first degree rape.

The jury’s decision was delivered on Monday after five days of deliberation and spares him a conviction on charges which would have carried an automatic life sentence. However, he still faces a potential 25 years in prison, which would be an effective life sentence for the 67-year-old producer.

Specifically, Weinstein was convicted of raping aspiring actress Jessica Mann in 2013 and assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006, while he was acquitted of the charges related to his alleged assault of actress Annabella Sciorra.

After the verdict was read, Weinstein was immediately surrounded by court officers, handcuffed, and removed from the courtroom to jail. While his lawyers protested that he needs medical attention following an unsuccessful back surgery, the judge said he would request Weinstein be held in the infirmary. He is due to be sentenced March 11.

Jurors had approached the judge on Friday asking to deliver their decision on three of the five counts, complaining they were deadlocked on the more serious predatory sexual assault charges. However, they were told to keep deliberating instead, as prosecutors refused to accept a partial verdict.

The court heard testimony from a total of six women in an effort to establish Weinstein’s pattern of predatory behavior over the years. The disgraced mogul was shown to have a pattern of using his unmatched power in Hollywood – and sometimes brute force – to coerce young or inexperienced women into unwanted sexual acts.

Weinstein became the best-known villain of the #MeToo movement in 2017 as first a trickle and then a flood of actresses and other women came forward with stories of sexual misconduct up to and including rape at the hands of the superstar producer, who operated with something like impunity for years.

Weinstein himself did not testify during the month-long trial, merely showing up to court looking rumpled and significantly frailer than usual. The women’s testimony was graphic and emotional as might be expected, with Weinstein’s defense apparently succeeding in planting seeds of doubt as to why Sciorra didn’t “run out of the apartment” or “try to poke him in the eyes” when the 300-pound producer allegedly barged into her home and raped her in 1993 or 1994.

His defense argued that all the sexual encounters in question were consensual, claiming the women had willingly traded sex for roles or other forms of advancement in the film industry.

Weinstein faces further charges in Los Angeles, where he was accused of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in a four-count indictment filed in January. Those charges stem from two incidents in February 2013, and the victims were not identified. More than 80 women have accused him of sexual misconduct in total.

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15 COMMENTS

  1. As a Pedophile, Weinstein will not do well in prison. He doubtless knows this. Which probably accounts for his prison van diverting to the hospital.

  2. As despicable as Weinstein is, his accusers are even more so. They both conceded to continuing a physical relationship with him after he “raped” them. That is why the scumbag prosecutors feared an acquittal. Any woman who was truly raped and yet continues to have sex with her rapist obviously enjoyed the experience. However distasteful they found it, these lying harridans had sex with Weinstein for career purposes, very common in the entertainment business. Now regret sex transmutes into rape. Much more ominously, the slimebag prosecutors gloated that this case sets a precedent. It was the first time a criminal defendant was charged, tried, and convicted by just unverifiable testimony, exacerbated by the many years since the alleged acts occurred. What happened to the statute of limitations? It’s obviously been tanked, along with the Bill of Rights. Substantive and procedural due process both consigned to the scrap heap. There was not a scintilla of corroborative evidence. Just like the show trials in the old Soviet Union. Woman right, man wrong, end of story. The degenerate and politically correct USA is the world’s largest open air lunatic asylum.

  3. He’s not faking the back problem. Since they stopped him from raping on a daily basis he’s been wanking hourly. They say it kills your back !

  4. Isn’t everything, especially “justice” for sale? Look up the big money he is reportedly worth.
    These lawyers were likely paid millions of dollars in advance and he is still very wealthy. This is only the first round of this fight. He may well be on the street within a year. It is the giant middle class and the poor who get shafted by the “illegal” system. Let’s stop dignifying it with the “legal” system. Even Epstein, how do we really know if he is dead or alive? Look at that NY legislator who was charged. Has he spent one day in jail yet? Money runs the show in the cesspool America run by lying lawyers. Look carefully in the Constitution and see if you can find the word lawyer anywhere. Why do American fools idolize lawyers?

  5. Why is it that almost all American criminal tries to look “sick” when appearing in court? Esp those that are facing the life sentence/death penalty. All acting to gain sympathy?
    Weinstein must never be allowed parole! He too must be castrated!

  6. Looking at the way this is all gone public , it looks like some hollywood production too. Found guilty or is guilty ? Great stuff for the media (they always have a major role it seems, content). But I don’t follow it really close so can’t say much about it.

  7. Weinstein isn’t totally evil. His company produced Wind River exposing the plight of indigenous women being raped in murdered. In fact he isn’t any worse than most moguls in Hollywood including that upstanding pedophile Roman Polanski who once got a standing ovation at the Academy Awards even after he drugged and raped a 13 yr old girl and Steven Spielberg who’s been suspected in the mysterious death of child actor Heather O’Rourke.

    Not that I approve of his lasciviousness but they’re almost all that way. The casting couch is a Hollywood legend fer Khrist sake. So I figured he must have pissed the PTB in the industry and they threw him to the #metoo wolves.

  8. And let’s not forget the kids in Hollywood, including boys. Corey Feldman’s movie is going to be live-streamed online on March 9, the eve of the anniversary of his friend Corey Haim’s death. But tickets are already on sale. He promises to name names in the movie, and do it all at once, one time only, so that no media outlet can dismiss it with reviews ahead of time. 4 names, if I recall, of people who have preyed on kids, both boys and girls. He tried to name names in his book, but the publisher’s lawyer insisted on changing the names. So he financed the movie, himself. It’s called “(my) Truth: The Rape of 2 Coreys” at MyTruthDoc website.

  9. The Jewish recovery house named Chabad has a lot of pull in the court system. In the 90’s I become somewhat familiar with it’s workings, and what I noticed is they have the power to get convicted felons, Jewish mobsters, even murderers released into their program. So, I expect Mr. Weinstein may do a few months and then be quietly transferred to Chabad House or a similar program.

  10. 3.5 decades would be more appropriate for Swinestein . And no free get out of jail pranks. Like a fake hanging

  11. FLASH! Floriduh’s Gov is attempting to make it “…highly illegal…” to say or to write that Hollywood is controlled by J00z. I wish I were kidding.

    • No doubt that you are not kidding. Seems the entire old South is owned by Israel…at the very least , their politicians are. Strange how the South used to be all dems back when there was segregation and bigotry ran rampant, but now most are Repug and Zionist owned and led. My state had passed such a law (Arkansas) and no one even knew it. I questioned my state reps, but they won’t even acknowledge the question. I suppose if Weinstein gets more convictions, he will likely ‘die’ in hospital and be immediately cremated.

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