The unspecified “proof issues” apparently include what the prosecutors learned—or perhaps had been fed by Weinstein’s lawyers—about Battilana when they should have been taking a deeper look at Weinstein. The prosecutors were said to have decided there had been “inconsistencies” in Battilana’s testimony regarding the “bunga bunga” party in Italy. That did not change the recording in New York. The Weinstein case remained considerably stronger than many the district attorney routinely brought against subway gropers. The determining difference was that Weinstein was a big shot. … [Read more...] about Years Before Harvey Weinstein Surrendered, Prosecutors Did ‘Opposition Research’ on His First Accuser
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According to several news accounts, Vance’s office has been looking into Weinstein’s finances, as regard to nondisclosure agreements with other accusers as well as in general. A number of people in his office had been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury. The DA also hopes to subpoena Weinstein’s driver, though prosecutors were said at one point to be having difficulty locating him. … [Read more...] about The NYPD Is Ready to Arrest Harvey Weinstein. Will District Attorney Cy Vance Finally Agree to Let It?
The prospective jurors were given questionnaires asking, among other things, if they could ignore media coverage and decide the case based only on evidence heard in court. They were also told the trial will last six weeks, which could weed out many parents, college students and others with pressing day-to-day obligations. … [Read more...] about Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer asks court to consider ‘if a person could have sex for reasons other than love’ and judge warns court ‘this is not a referendum on the #MeToo movement’ as seven jurors are finally selected and Gigi Hadid is dismissed
KLEINER The pace of change is so quick that dogmas about what works and what the market is and all the bedrocks of certainty are hard to come by. You’re relying on resourcefulness, on instinct, on relationships, on being nimble, being flexible, not being dogmatic. And that can be challenging. But in that is a lot of opportunity. … [Read more...] about Brad Pitt’s Plan B Partners Talk Harvey Weinstein Book Adaptation, ‘World War Z’ Sequel
The New York Times was the first to report that McGowan had reached a settlement with Weinstein following an encounter in 1997 at a hotel room during the Sundance Film Festival. The Times cited a legal document it had obtained though McGowan did not comment at the time as part of the explosive investigation by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey that found Weinstein had been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct over several decades. Nor did she elaborate on what exactly had occurred in that hotel room. … [Read more...] about Rose McGowan: Harvey Weinstein Raped Me