Harvey Weinstein faces two new charges, trial postponed

A New York judge postponed the start of the trial from next month to January 6, 2020. (File photo: Reuters)

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, already indicted over two sexual assault allegations, was charged with two additional counts of predatory sexual assault in a new indictment Monday.
 
A New York judge postponed the start of the trial from next month to January 6, 2020.

Accusations against Weinstein, 67, propelled America’s # MeToo movement in 2017.

Once one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, Weinstein has been accused of harassment and assault by more than 80 women, including stars such as Angelina Jolie and Ashley Judd.

But he only faces sexual assault charges involving two women.

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