Harvey Weinstein sold his lavish Connecticut mansion days before scandal broke

Harvey Weinstein has sold his lavish Connecticut home and listed his Hamptons estate for sale as he faces the daunting prospect of a mountain of legal bills to fight sexual assault and harassment allegations.

The movie tycoon and founder of Miramax recently unloaded his four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in the picturesque suburb of Westport for $1.65 million.

He has been trying to sell the lavish home since April and offloaded it days before he was accused of sexually assaulting or harassing at least 30 women in the movie industry.

Looming money woes: Weinstien sold his recently sold his home in Westport, Connecticut, for $1.65m. He has owned it since 1995. President Obama’s pictured at the home in   2012