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'He is very scared' - fallen mogul Harvey Weinstein broken by sentence

Harvey Weinstein's spokesman tells Niamh Horan how the producer is facing up to spending 23 years in prison

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Harvey Weinstein. Photo: AP

Harvey Weinstein. Photo: AP

Harvey Weinstein. Photo: AP

When Juda Engelmayer visited Harvey Weinstein in Bellevue hospital immediately after his trial, he found a broken man.

It was several days before Weinstein would hear his fate after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault (he was eventually sentenced to 23 years) but the Hollywood producer already knew he was facing the prospect of life behind bars.

A shadow of his former self, his spokesperson told the Sunday Independent this weekend that the 67- year-old former movie mogul surveyed his wasted life, and cried.