Harvey Weinstein who is being held at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility wants his teeth taken out by a private dentist.
The prison dentists removes teeth and leaves a hole, Weintstein wants his private dentist to give him a bridge or replacement teeth.
Weinstein’s is waiting for his trial on charges he sexually assaulted five women between 2004 and 2013.
“This situation is an emergency,” Weinstein pleaded, it will be one trip and one trip only.”
Weinstein said, “I’m in pain every day. I have cavities and I can’t eat because I’m missing teeth.”
Superior Court Judge Lisa Lench denied Weinstein’s request to leave and see a private dentist.
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The original purpose of the hearing was for prosecutors to ask for two witnesses who live in Italy to testify by video rather than in person during the trial.
The judge ordered one of the witnesses — Lubov Smirnova, who worked for one of Weinstein’s accusers and her family — to appear in person. The second witness, Pascal Vicedomini, will be permitted to appear by video for medical reasons.
Lench previously denied Weinstein’s bid to postpone his trial because of the Nov. 18 release of film “She Said” about how the sexual assault allegations against him were exposed, which he argued could prejudice a jury.
Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in March 2020 after a Manhattan jury found him guilty of forcibly performing oral sex on former “Project Runway” production assistant Miriam “Mimi” Haleyi in 2006.
Weinstein was also convicted of sexually assaulting hairstylist Jessica Mann in 2013.
He was acquitted on two charges of predatory sexual assault related to allegations he raped actress Annabella Sciorra in the mid-1990s.
Last month, New York’s highest court agreed to hear Weinstein’s appeal of his conviction, in which he plans to argue he received an unfair trial.
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