Washington D.C., March 11 -- : Disgraced show-biz tycoon Harvey Weinstein -- who has now been convicted for multiple counts of sexual assault and could potentially face up to 29 years in prison -- once tried to salvage his careers by pleading his powerful contemporaries to come for his rescue.

According to Variety, nearly 1,000 pages of documents disclosed by the New York court reveal that Weinstein sent emails to personalities such as Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Michael Bloomberg, Quentin Tarantino and Ted Sarandos, urging them to issue letters of support in his favour.

The mails were sent on October 8, 2017, just three days after The New York Times made the shocking revelation of Weinstein's misdeeds.

October 8 was the same day when Weinstei...