NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s.
Perez, whose film credits include Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” told jurors that Sciorra shared details of the alleged assault, including that Weinstein had pinned her arms above her head as he raped her.
A seven-foot bronze sculpture, "Medusa With The Head of Perseus," was unveiled on Tuesday (October 13), across the street from Manhattan Supreme Court, where Harvey Weinstein was convicted. Its author, Italian-Argentine sculptor, Luciano Garbati, said he was inspired by the challenge of revising the popular myth by the Roman poet Ovid.
Newser reports the charges against disgraced Hollywood mogul and sex offender Harvey Weinstein continue to pile up. Los Angeles Country prosecutors say Weinstein was charged Friday with the rape of two more women. The district attorney's office says the charges include three counts of rape and three counts of forcible oral copulation involving the two women. Tallied up, Weinstein is now charged with 11 felony counts in Los Angeles County, involving five women.
Jamie Foxx could be headed back to the Spider-Verse as Electro, Netflix confirms more ‘Cobra Kai’ is on the way and Harvey Weinstein is back in the news after additional charges have been filed against the fallen media mogul.
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Acclaimed for his stage work and his roles in Spike Lee films, Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been murdered. He was 70 years old. Newser reports Byrd was found dead on Saturday at his home in Atlanta, Georgia. Police have remained quiet about the incident, but say Byrd was found with multiple bullets in his back. The Tony Award-nominated actor had appeared in several movies, including Lee's Clockers, Get on the Bus, and Chi-Raq. Byrd also appeared in the Ray Charles biopic Ray.
Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood..