Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein is reportedly "in disbelief" over his guilty rape verdict, and is gearing up for an appeal.
"He's still in disbelief of the charges he was convicted of. He's very consistent about his innocence," one of Weinstein's attorneys, Arthur Aidala, told Variety.
Weinstein was convicted Monday on two felony charges: criminal sex act in the first-degree for assaulting Miriam Haley by forcible oral sex in 2006, and rape in the third-degree for raping Jessica Mann in a New York City hotel room in 2013.
After the verdict, he was sent to the Bellevue Hospital's prison wing, and has remained there since Monday. It is expected that he will be moved to Rikers soon.
"The Jessica Mann charge is ridiculous. They were boyfriend and girlfriend. That was the no-means-no rape — it wasn't the forcible rape," he said of the third-degree charge. The thing with Mimi," Aidala continued, "Mr. Weinstein said, 'If I really violated her, is she really going to have consensual sex with me a few days later?' That just didn't happen."
Despite feeling sorry for himself, his attorney says that he's doing ok.
"He was in a good state of mind. Obviously, he doesn't really want to be there, but it wasn't like he was sitting there in a cage — it looked like a regular hospital room with a regular hospital bed."