HARVEY Weinstein is being moved to a brutal New York prison Rikers Island post-heart surgery, after his desperate bid to stay in hospital failed, reports say.
Weinstein, 67, is being transferred from Bellevue Hospital Center where been for over a week after being convicted of rape, his spokesperson told The Sun.
The shamed producer is finally is being moved to the Rikers North Infirmary Unit from Bellevue, where he was admitted for high blood pressure and heart palpitations.
Page Six reported that his transfer comes after Weinstein underwent a four-hour heart surgery last night during his hospital stint.
He will the be placed in protective custody in a dorm cell setting, where he will be constantly monitored and get medical attention when he needs it.
The news comes after Weinstein's legal team battled to get the convicted rapists into a softer prison instead of going to Rikers.
Weinstein was strapped to a stretcher and taken to Bellevue en route to the city’s notorious prison after the jury's verdict on February 24.
The convicted sex pest, who was found guilty of third-degree rape and criminal sex act in the first degree, was was pictured watching television in a comfortable hospital room last week.
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