Harvey Weinstein expected to appear before a judge Friday to face two charges of rape

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Harvey Weinstein will be charged with rape and criminal sex act stemming from incidents with two separate women when he turns himself in to authorities on Friday, sources said.

The charges of both first-degree rape and third-degree rape are connected to Weinstein forcing himself on one woman while the criminal sex act charge is related to allegedly forcing another woman to perform oral sex on him, according to sources close to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.

Read: Harvey Weinstein to turn himself in on Friday[1]

The movie mogul will surrender to a police precinct for fingerprinting Friday morning before being taken to Manhattan Supreme Court, where he’ll appear before Judge Kevin McGrath, sources said.

Weinstein has been accused of sexually assaulting and harassing more than 80 women — including “Boardwalk Empire” star Paz de la Huerta, who claims he raped her twice in 2010.

This report previously appeared at the New York Post’s PageSix.com site.[2] ...

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