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Disgraced Mogul Harvey Weinstein Extradited To Los Angeles, On Plane For West Coast To Face Additional Sexual Assault Charges

Jul. 20 2021, Published 12:22 p.m. ET

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Harvey Weinstein is currently en route to Los Angeles from New York, where he will face additional sex assault charges, including rape.

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The 69-year-old is reportedly on a plane as we speak traveling from the East to the West Coast.

The disgraced movie mogul's lawyer Mark Werksman confirmed the news.

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Werksman says he was notified on Tuesday morning of his client's extradition, adding Weinstein's already boarded a plane.

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The ex-Hollywood producer faces a possible hearing in the Golden State on Wednesday.

Another attorney on Weinstein's legal team alleges he's on a federal aircraft that is locked and loaded with all of the medical devices needed to care for their client.

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The move comes just one month after a NY judge ruled Weinstein would be extradited.

Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case ruled against Weinstein's lawyers, who argued their client needed to remain in New York to get proper medical care.

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As Radar reported, his lawyers claimed he couldn't travel to California because his teeth were falling out and he was going blind.

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Despite his legal team's plan to appeal, Weinstein is on the move.

Once in L.A., Weinstein faces a possible 140-year sentence.

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He's been serving time on the East Coast after being sentenced to 23 years. He was convicted of sexually assaulting a production assistant in 2006 and third-degree rape of an up-and-coming actress in 2013.

The former Hollywood producer faces 11 counts of sexual assault, including rape, in the L.A. courts after being accused of attacking five women from 2004 to 2013.

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Weinstein has denied ever having nonconsensual sex with anyone.

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His legal issues aren't the only reason he's been splashed all over the headlines -- his personal life has been the center of attention recently.

As Radar reported, his divorce from Georgina Chapman was finalized last week. Their divorce gives Chapman plenty of room for a new man in her life -- her boyfriend, actor Adrien Brody.

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He's already stepping into Weinstein's role as dad nicely with the former couple's two kids -- India, 10, and Dashiell, 8.

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