Jim Carrey ‘killed off’ Harvey Weinstein in an obituary-style tweet dated 1952-2020 complete with a sketch of the convicted rapist, in a post on Wednesday.
The sketch showed the shamed media mogul looking disheveled after his fall from power, as he was sentenced Wednesday morning in Manhattan criminal court to 23 years for sex crimes in his landmark #MeToo trial.
The actor’s post came as several of Weinstein’s accusers and other Hollywood women and allies took to Twitter to celebrate his 23-year sentence and speak of hope that the verdict will pave the way for greater justice for other victims of sexual assault.
Rosanna Arquette, one of Weinstein’s many accusers, led reactions to the news of his sentence praising the ‘brave women’ who broke their silence against the rapist and saying he ‘got what he deserved…because he raped so many more’.
The disgraced Hollywood producer was handed 20 years on the criminal sex act charge for forcibly performing oral sex on production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006. He was sentenced to three years for third degree rape for the attack on Jessica Mann in 2013.
Judge James Burke, who oversaw his trial, ordered Weinstein to serve the sentences consecutively and sentenced him to five years post release supervision for each charge.
He will not be eligible for parole for at least 20 years, making it highly likely the rapist will die behind bars.Rosanna Arquette praised the women who had helped put the abuser behind bars and singled out Rose McGowan and Ronan Farrow for helping […]
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