Prosecutors Begin Opening Statements In Harvey Weinstein Rape Trial With Graphic Details

The Daily Caller | 1/22/2020 | Staff
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Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday for the opening statements of his rape trial.

Prosecutors started the trial with graphic allegations against the producer, according to a report published by Page Six.

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“During this trial, you are going to learn that the defendant was a savvy, New York City businessman, that he was a famous and powerful Hollywood producer living a lavish lifestyle that most of us will never know and you’ll come to learn most of us will not want to know,” Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast told the jury.

“That man was a sexual predator and a rapist,” she added.

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The prosecutors continued the opening statements by giving a detailed description of how each sexual assault allegation took place and accused Weinstein of preying on the women by offering them opportunities in Hollywood before the alleged attacks.

“The defendant knew...
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