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California First Lady Starts Testimony in Harvey Winestein Trial

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California First Lady Starts Testimony in Harvey Winestein Trial




LOS ANGELES—Gov. Gavin Newsom’s wife broke into tears Nov. 14 after being asked in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom to identify former film producer Harvey Weinstein, who is charged with raping and sexually assaulting her in 2005.
Jennifer Siebel Newsom—who was referred to in court only as “Jane Doe #4” but has been publicly identified by her attorney—told jurors in Weinstein’s sexual assault

trial that she met the ex-entertainment industry figure at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2005.
She responded affirmatively when asked if she could identify him in court, becoming emotional before telling jurors, “He’s wearing a suit and a blue tie, and he’s staring at me.”…



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