The #MeToo movement won its biggest victory today with disgraced Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein getting sentenced for 23 years in prison.
That sentence includes 20 years for criminal sexual assault in the first degree, which stems from an accusation from former “Project Runway” production assistant Mimi Haley.
Seconds after the verdict was read aloud in a New York City courtroom, celebrities around the world chimed in on social media with overwhelmingly positive reactions to the news the “monster” will be placed behind bars and tipped their hats to the dozens of women who came forward demanding justice.
Many of Weinstein’s accusers say he used his Hollywood prestige to befriend them, dangling movie roles to gain their trust.
Going forward there is going to be many things dangling in front of Weinstein’s face and they won’t be movie roles or anything to do with Hollywood.
Now if only the people who covered and protected Weinstein for years could share a similar fate…