Harvey Weinstein surrendered Friday to authorities at a police station in New York City, where the Hollywood mega-producer faces allegations of rape and sexual assault stemming from a 2004 incident. The charges stem from two different woman, including actress Lucia Evans, who alleges that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him back in 2004.
However, it is not clear as of now whether the charges, expected on Friday, will include money mishandling allegations.
Weinstein has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 70 women.
On Friday she tweeted, "Harvey Weinstein ain't smiling now". Evans said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him at the meeting.
The victim in the rape case has not been identified, the Times reported, but Weinstein will be charged with first-degree and third-degree rape. Police officials said the arrest and charges stemmed from a joint investigation between the NYPD and the Manhattan District Attorney's office. "Mr. Weinstein has always maintained that he has never engaged in non-consensual sexual behavior with anyone".More news: Battlefield V Won't Feature Paid DLCs Or Premium Passes
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ET can confirm that the 66-year-old former movie mogul turned himself in to police in New York City just before 7:30 a.m. ET.
Other women who have publicly accused Weinstein of criminal sexual assaults include the film actress Rose McGowan, who said Weinstein raped her in 1997 in Utah, "Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra, who said he raped her in her NY apartment in 1992, and Norwegian actress Natassia Malthe, who said he attacked her in a London hotel room in 2008.
London's Metropolitan Police have said they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Weinstein, while prosecutors in Los Angeles said in February they were reviewing three accusations of sexual assault against him. "He had the nerve to walk in the Women's March down the street at Sundance where he raped me. But most importantly, we know who you are, and we're not going to allow you to get away with it any longer". "In 1997, I was raped by Harvey Weinstein here at Cannes", Argento began during her presentation of the best actress award.
It marked the first criminal case against Weinstein, coming seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning over sexual misconduct known as the #MeToo movement.
"Not in a million years, and one of the hardest conversations I had over and over again with these courageous women was that in addition to the sacrifice they were making in telling this story, they didn't think they would ever be heard if they did take that leap, let alone to see actual accountability", Farrow said.