Weinstein was sentenced last month to 16 years in prison for raping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel ten years ago. In that case, the jury found him clearly guilty. However, the jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict on the assault allegations by two other women, and these charges have now been dropped.
This is the second rape trial against the former film mogul. Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in another trial in New York for rape and aggravated sexual assault two years ago and is in prison.
Weinstein has consistently maintained his innocence and has appealed both convictions.
The revelations about him and his abuse of power in Hollywood in 2017 led to the emergence of the