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Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison by a judge for raping a woman and sexually assaulting another woman.

Miriam Haley and Jessica Mann, reportedly gave emotional victim impact statements in court in front of Judge James Burke before he delivered his sentence.

Burke gave Weinstein 20 years in prison and five years post-release supervision for criminal sexual act in the first degree and three years in prison with five years supervision for rape in the third degree. 

In his response to the verdict, Weinstein appeared to take some accountability for his actions.

"I feel remorse for this situation. I feel it deep in my heart. I'm really trying to be a better person," Weinstein said, addressing his victims.

Many speculated that Weinstein would walk away with the minimum sentence, but his sentence was even steeper than that of Bill Cosby, who was sentenced to three to 10 years for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home outside Philadelphia in 2004.