Former Hollywood movie producer, Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault of several women.
The 67-year-old Weinstein was convicted of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act in a court in New York.
He was however cleared of the most serious count of predatory sexual assault.
Mr Weinstein faces up to a 25-year prison sentence having been found guilty.
The movie executive still has pending assault charges against him in Los Angeles pressed by two women for his assault on them in 2013.
According to a BBC report, at least 80 women had accused him of sexual misconduct stretching back decades, including actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Uma Thurman and Salma Hayek.
The allegations were at the centre of the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men.
“The movie executive enjoyed phenomenal success with Oscar winners such Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, The King’s Speech and Shakespeare in Love,” the BBC report indicated.