Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years behind bars

Lawyers were seeking five, judge said 23

Former movie mogul turned convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to over two decades behind bars.

The 67-year-old disgraced film producer arrived at his sentencing hearing in a wheelchair and in handcuffs today. While his lawyers were seeking a five-year sentence, the Manhattan judge opted for 23.

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Weinstein was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual act and third-degree rape last month, based on testimony by former production assistant Miriam Haley and aspiring actress Jessica Mann. Over 100 women have publically accused the disgraced mogul of sexual abuse.