Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assaults in Los Angeles Courtroom

Harvey Weinstein made his first court appearance in Los Angeles on Wednesday, pleading not guilty to 11 counts of rape and sexual assault.

Weinstein appeared in a wheelchair, with his hands shackled to the arm rests. He spoke only once during the brief hearing, after Judge Sergio Tapia wished him “good luck.”

“Thank you very much,” Weinstein said.

The producer was extradited from New York on Tuesday, and is being held at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.

His attorney, Mark Werksman, asked for a medical evaluation during the hearing. He also said he would file a demurrer, challenging three of the 11 counts on statute

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