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A Question That Almost Went Unasked

A Question That Almost Went Unasked

We asked Megan Twohey, one of the investigative reporters who broke the Harvey Weinstein story in 2017, to tell us what it was like to interview Donna Rotunno, Weinstein’s lawyer, for last Friday’s episode : When we reached out to Donna Rotunno in late January seeking an interview for “The Daily,” it was a matter of fairness. We had already devoted

Harvey Weinstein saw actresses as ‘complete disposables’, prosecutor says

Harvey Weinstein saw actresses as ‘complete disposables’, prosecutor says

Harvey Weinstein saw aspiring actresses as "complete disposables", lawyers have said in the closing statements of his rape trial. Mimicking the Hollywood mogul, prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said: "The universe is run by me and they don't get to complain when they get stepped on, spit on, demoralised and, yes, raped and abused by me - the king."

Women Were ‘Disposables’ To Weinstein, Prosecutor Says In Closing Arguments

Women Were ‘Disposables’ To Weinstein, Prosecutor Says In Closing Arguments

The jury is expected to start deliberations early next week. NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein considered himself such a big shot in Hollywood that he thought he could get away with treating aspiring actresses like “complete disposables,” a prosecutor told a jury in closing arguments Friday at his New York City rape trial. “The universe is run by me,

Weinstein was ‘abusive rapist’: prosecutor

Weinstein was ‘abusive rapist’: prosecutor

Illuzzi began her closing argument, one that will help determine whether or not Weinstein goes free or spends the rest of his life in prison, with a question. "What is this case about? Is it about the power, manipulation and abuse -- is it merely about the power of abuse?" Illuzzi asked on Friday. "Or is it that the defendant was the master of his

Critical moment in Weinstein trial

Critical moment in Weinstein trial

Weeks of emotional testimony in court has dominated the Hollywood mogul's sexual assault trial. On Friday, the prosecution wrapped up its closing arguments, now leaving the case in the hands of the jury who will be instructed on moving forward with delberations next week. Weinstein, 67, is charged with raping a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013

New York prosecutor says former movie producer Weinstein abused his power

New York prosecutor says former movie producer Weinstein abused his power

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York prosecutors told jurors that Harvey Weinstein abused his power and lacked empathy in a closing argument on Friday at the former movie producer’s weeks-long rape trial, a milestone of the #MeToo movement. Setting the stage for the jury to begin deliberating next week, Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi said Weinstein,

New York prosecutor to make closing argument in Weinstein rape case

New York prosecutor to make closing argument in Weinstein rape case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York prosecutors on Friday will urge jurors to find former movie producer Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault, a day after Weinstein’s lawyers accused the prosecution of being “overzealous.” Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi is expected to deliver the closing argument for the Manhattan District Attorney’s