After a bit of whining, a judge sentenced disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison.

A jury found Weinstein guilty of third-degree rape and a criminal sex act last month.

New York Supreme Court Justice James Burke handed Weinstein the sentence after a seven-week trial.

From The Wall Street Journal:

A Manhattan jury last month convicted Mr. Weinstein on two counts: first-degree criminal sexual act, for forcing oral sex on “Project Runway” production assistant Miriam Haley in 2006; and third-degree rape, for having nonconsensual sex with then-aspiring actress Jessica Mann in 2013.

He was acquitted of the most severe charges—two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carried a possible life sentence. The jury ultimately decided against convicting Mr. Weinstein of raping former “Sopranos” star Annabella Sciorra in the early 1990s.

Mr. Weinstein faced a range of five to 25 years in prison on the criminal sexual-act charge and up to four years in prison for third-degree rape.

The jury listened to 28 witnesses, including six women who accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

 

 
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