Mega producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered today to New York City police, and was charged with rape and other sex crimes. Here's everything you need to know:
- The arrest: Mega producer Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to New York police this morning.
- The charges: One count of first-degree rape, one count of third-degree rape, one count of criminal sexual act in the first degree. They are for two incidents — one in 2013 and another in 2004 — involving two separate women.
- The bond: A judge just set Weinstein's bond at $10 million. He also had to surrender his passport and will wear a GPS device.
- Other accusations: While the charges are for accusations from two women, dozens of others have come forward to accuse Weinstein of misconduct after reports in 2017 about his treatment of women.
- What his lawyer said: Benjamin Braffman told reporters that Weinstein plans to enter a not guilty plea and said he's confident his client will be exonerated. He added that he wants jurors "who are not consumed by the movement," alluding to #MeToo.
- What the accusers said: Actress Rose McGowan tweeted, "We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you." Meanwhile, Italian actress Asia Argento said she was "glued to the screen" while watching Weinstein's arrest.