Ghen Ghen! Harvey Weinstein's defense attorney doesn't want to represent him anymore

Harvey Weinstein's defense attorney doesn't want to represent him anymore and has filed to withdraw from his case, according to a source.

Attorney Jose Baez filed papers Friday asking the court to let him withdraw from Weinstein's s3xual assault case, a source close to the case tells CNN.

The move comes after the fallen movie mogul hired a different attorney to communicate with Baez, the source said.

"First, Mr. Weinstein has engaged in behavior that makes this representation unreasonably difficult to carry out effectively and has insisted upon taking actions with which I have fundamental disagreements," Baez said in the filing, according to the source.


The source says the hiring of another attorney has severed the bonds of trust between Baez and Weinstein.

"Mr. Weinstein has deliberately disregarded our fee agreement and has had outside counsel indicate that he intends to continue to do so," Baez noted in the filing, according to the source.

A Weinstein spokesman declined to comment.

Weinstein is accused of r3ping a woman in a New York hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral s3x on another woman at his Manhattan apartment in 2006. Weinstein has denied all accusations of nonconsensual s3x.

He faces five felony charges, including two counts of predatory s3xual assault, one count of criminal s3xual act in the first degree, and one count each of first-degree rape and third-degree rape. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The trial is set to begin September 9.

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