Fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein continued on Monday to plead not guilty in Los Angeles court to sexual assault and rape charges brought against him in California by five women.

The 69-year-old film producer, who has been serving a 23-year prison sentence since 2020 for similar facts in New York, was transferred this summer to Los Angeles, the city where he once reigned supreme, to respond. new charges.

Harvey Weinstein is accused of raping or sexually assaulting five women in hotels, between 2004 and 2010. If he is found guilty of all these facts, the producer of

Pulp Fiction

 faces 140 years in prison in addition to his conviction in New York.

Harvey Weinstein says his accusers consented

In total, nearly 90 women, including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rosanna Arquette, have accused Harvey Weinstein of harassment, sexual assault, or rape.

But the statute of limitations has been exceeded in many of these cases, some of which date back to 1977. The ex-producer has always denied the facts, in New York as in California, saying his accusers consented.

The next hearing in Los Angeles is scheduled for October 25.

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