Harvey Weinstein rushed to hospital ‘suffering chest pains’ after being convicted of rape

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Harvey Weinstein rushed to hospital 'suffering chest pains' after being convicted of rape

Harvey Weinstein has been rushed to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault following an historic trial in New York.

The disgraced former Hollywood film producer was reportedly suffering high blood pressure and heart palpitations on his way to jail following his conviction on Monday.

A spokesman for Weinstein later said he was diverted to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, which has a unit that provides medical care for prison inmates.

It comes after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raping a woman in 2013. Harvey Weinstein arrives at court prior to being found guilty on two counts (AP) Weinstein’s spokesman said he did not know why the former movie mogul went to Bellevue or how long he would be there. A number of US news outlets reported that he had complained of chest pains.

His attorney Donna Rotunno told CNN he was suffering heart palpitations and high blood pressure.

The once-powerful film producer was found guilty of two charges following a landmark trial which involved harrowing and excruciatingly graphic testimony from a string of accusers.

But the 67-year-old was acquitted on the most serious charge – predatory sexual assault – which carried a potential life sentence. He was also cleared on first degree rape.Weinstein, who was ordered to go to jail immediately after the verdicts were given, now faces up to 25 years in prison. He will be sentenced on March 11.Though Judge James Burke cautioned the jury not to […]

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