Harvey Weinstein suffered chest pains following his sentencing and was being taken to Bellevue Hospital, his spokesman mentioned Wednesday night.
Weinstein can be handled for his “ongoing coronary heart issues” and likewise be evaluated for “a complication associated to his again surgical procedure,” Juda Engelmayer mentioned.
“We’re extremely appreciative of the extent of care and a spotlight the NYC Dept. of Corrections is displaying relating to Mr. Weinstein’s medical situation,” Engelmayer wrote in an e mail.
Engelmayer mentioned that Weinstein would possible be “held in a single day for commentary.”
Weinstein, 67, had a $2 million bail bond revoked following his Feb. 24 conviction however was taken to Bellvue’s Jail Ward as a substitute of jail when he suffered chest pains after being positioned in custody.
He underwent a March four angioplasty process by which a surgical balloon was inserted right into a clogged coronary heart vessel and inflated to enhance blood stream, Engelmayer has mentioned.
He was lastly transferred to Rikers Island on Thursday and housed within the North Infirmary Command.
Weinstein additionally underwent again surgical procedure in December to deal with ache from crashing his 2017 Jeep right into a tree in Westchester County in August.
Weinstein advised cops he swerved to keep away from a deer, sources advised The Publish on the time.