Day two of jury deliberations in the Harvey Weinstein trial ended without a verdict.
Before adjourning on Wednesday, jurors asked to review emails to, from, and pertaining to “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra, 59. They also requested to rehear testimony from Sciorra’s friend Rosie Perez and to review all communications Weinstein, 67, had with two private investigation firms that he allegedly hired to investigate Sciorra and his other accusers, according to Deadline.
The news outlet reported that jurors also wanted to examine all correspondence between Weinstein and ex-Miramax consultant Paul Feldsher.
Sciorra had accused Weinstein of raping her in her Manhattan apartment in 1993 or 1994. Sciorra and Weinstein reportedly first met at a party in California sometime in 1990.
The actress said she did a table read for a script of Weinstein’s. She said Weinstein was insistent that she participate in the project — and threatened to sue her when she refused.
Weinstein’s facing rape and predatory sexual assault charges in New York for incidents involving two women in 2013 and 2006. Last month, authorities in California filed rape and sexual assault charges against the producer.
While Sciorra took the stand against Weinstein, the criminal charges he’s facing stem from accusations made by ex-“Project Runway” staffer Miriam Haley, 42, and actress Jessica Mann, 34.
Haley testified that in 2006, Weinstein lured her to his apartment before pushing her onto his bed and forcefully performed oral sex on her. She alleged that Weinstein sexually assaulted her a second time two weeks later at the TriBeCa Grand Hotel.
Mann claimed Weinstein raped her at the DoubleTree Hotel in Midtown Manhattan in 2013.
The Guardian reported that jurors had asked to reread Haley’s testimony in addition to emails between her and Weinstein.
For the second day in a row, Weinstein’s legal team unsuccessfully asked New York Supreme Court Judge James Burke to remove a juror who posted an online book review about a teen girl and her predatory male teacher.
According to Deadline, the judge responded, “She just hasn’t done anything wrong.”
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