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 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."
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,
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
close Video Defense in Harvey Weinstein trial wraps closing arguments Lawyers for disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein accuse prosecutors of writing a 'script' and creating a universe where women are not responsible for their own actions; Alex Hogan reports from Lower Manhattan. Harvey Weinstein believed he was so high and mighty in Hollywood
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 (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 (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