Hollywood film mogul or should we say once upon a time in Hollywood there was a big wig producer Harvey Weinstein who produced films like Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained and Kill Bill: Volume 1 and 2, Lord Of The Rings and many more, has been accused of five charges including rape and predatory sexual assault. According to BBC news, the court has summoned 2,000 potential jurors for the case and amongst these jurors, 12 are suitable regular jurors and six are alternate jurors and supermodel and Zayn Malik’s girlfriend Gigi one of the potential jurors in the rape trial who was recently dismissed from the case as it didn’t offer much information.
Now as per latest reports in IANS, Hollywood mogul’s third sexual assault accuser has been identified. Former actress/ hairdresser Jessica Mann has been identified as the third woman in Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault in his ongoing New York rape trial. According to the IANS reports, The Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra was alleged assault against Weinstein whose name was mentioned in the court. However, Jessica’s name was not brought up but her identity became known in Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast's opening statement in the court on Wednesday, according to the New York Post. ALSO READ: Harvey Weinstein Trial Begins 2 Yrs After #MeToo; Prosecution Labels Him ‘Seasoned Sexual Predator And Rapist’
For those who are uninitiated, according to the reports in The Wrap, Harvey forcefully orally sexually assaulted her. Later, Mann has claimed that she was raped in a hotel room after Harvey injected himself with an erection drug, according to the prosecutor. ALSO READ: Harvey Weinstein Accused Of Multiple Rapes By Actress Lysette Anthony; 'Raped Me At My House And At Cannes'
After years of trauma, Mann realized that it was not her and it was him, “Jessica buried her trauma and she tried to move on... until October 2017 when she finally realised it was not her, it was him," Hast said in court. Meanwhile, Weinstein faces life in prison for reportedly sexually assaulting the three women even though he has denied all the allegations.
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