Harvey Weinstein headed back to Rikers Island following hospital stay

After complaining of chest pains and spending five days in a New York City hospital last week, Harvey Weinstein, the recently convicted rapist, has been given the all-clear to return to Rikers Island prison.

A representative of Weinstein said the 67-year-old’s doctor deemed him healthy enough to leave Bellevue Hospital and return to the prison on Monday, according to Variety.

The news was confirmed by the NYC Department of Correction, whose website lists Weinstein as officially back at Rikers and being held in North Infirmary Command (NIC) — the prison’s medical ward — at least for the time being.

So far, Weinstein has managed to dodge going to Rikers Island prison twice. After being incarcerated in late February, the disgraced movie mogul was redirected to Bellevue after experiencing high blood pressure and heart palpitations.

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