Hours after conviction, Harvey Weinstein hospitalized while en route to prison, per reports

Posted at 7:05 PM, Feb 24, 2020

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein has been hospitalized hours after he was convicted on Monday on two sex crime counts while en route to Rikers Island, USA Today and CNN both reported.

Citing Weinstein's attorney Donna Rotunno, the USA Today reported Weinstein was being treated for high blood pressure. He was transported Bellevue Hospital in New York City.

Rotunno told USA Today that Weinstein is fine, but it's unknown when he'll be released from the hospital.

Weinstein is slated to be transferred to Rikers Island after receiving treatment at the hospital.

No other details have been released.

Weinstein will be sentenced on March 11.