Harvey Weinstein pleads with prosecutors NOT to extradite him from New York to LA for upcoming sex crimes trial as he fears he may contract COVID-19 again because California's jail system is rife with virus | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Harvey Weinstein pleads with prosecutors NOT to extradite him from New York to LA for upcoming sex crimes trial as he fears he may contract COVID-19 again because California's jail system is rife with virus

Harvey Weinstein will fight being extradited from his New York jail cell to Los Angeles for a sexual assault trial amid fears he may contract COVID-19 again
The shamed former Hollywood mogul is currently serving a 23-year sentence in the Wende Correctional Facility in upstate New York
The LA District Attorney’s Office has requested Weinstein be extradited to LA as he’s set to go on trial for a second time for five other felony sex crime charges
Weinstein’s lawyer, Norman Effman, told TMZ that the move would put his client's health at serious risk because COVID-19 cases are rife
The virus has killed 52 inmates and sickened more than 8,700 others in the state
In LA, the former Miramax chief faces five felony charges, including sexual battery by restraint, forcible rape and sexual penetration by use of force
Adding to his woes, Weinstein was hit with a new lawsuit in New York on Friday by a woman who says he sexually assaulted her multiple times across nine years

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