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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 26: Harvey Weinstein exits court after an arraignment over a new indictment for sexual assault on August 26, 2019 in New York City. The new charges against the movie mogul are from an indictment involving the actor Annabella Sciorra. Weinstein plead not guilty on all charges and his sex-crimes trial has been delayed until January. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

According to Harvey Weinstein’s attorney, the movie producer was rushed to the hospital yesterday following his conviction on sex assault charges. Per CNN, “Harvey Weinstein was rerouted to New York’s Bellevue Hospital for chest pains, heart palpitations and high blood pressure.” His attorney tells CNN that he “is ok” and is currently in the prison ward of the hospital.

Yesterday, Weinstein was convicted of two crimes: committing a criminal sex act in the first degree and rape in the third degree. Both offenses were with different women. He is set to face up to 25 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for March 11. He still faces two additional charges in a Los Angeles court.

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