Harvey Weinstein may be looking at a lifetime behind bars — but he’s still up on the latest culinary trends.
Before the disgraced movie mogul’s virtual extradition hearing kicked off on Monday, the convicted rapist could be heard discussing the merits of air-fried food with his defense lawyer.
“I bought an air fryer, and it’s a whole new world,” attorney Norman Effman was overheard saying before the former film producer appeared.
A court clerk chimed in: “I keep saying, should I get one, should I not get one — I probably should!”
“Besides just making fries and chicken wings, you can do hamburgers,” Effman said. “You can do anything in the damn thing. It’s great.”
Weinstein — who is serving 23 years in prison for rape and felony sex crimes and facing up to life behind bars on fresh charges in California — asked his lawyer if the trendy appliance was similar to a George Foreman countertop grill.
“This is kind of like a convection oven,” Effman explained.
Using wings as an example, the attorney detailed how “you can make them without a lot of oil, you just do a little brushing so you’re making healthy fried [food].”
Weinstein is currently locked up at the Wende Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Alden, New York, where air-fried wings are not on the menu.
Effman later told the court that his client — who was sentenced for his Manhattan conviction in March last year — has lost several teeth behind bars and is now going blind.
In addition to his ailing health, he is facing more charges in Los Angeles.