Woman testifies masturbating Weinstein trapped her in hotel bathroom

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A woman testified at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial on Wednesday that the film producer trapped her in a lodge bathroom in 2013 and masturbated in front of her whilst groping her breasts, and informed her: “This is what all the actresses do to make it.”

Lauren Youthful cries as she describes an encounter with film producer Harvey Weinstein all through his sexual assault trial at New York Prison Courtroom in the Manhattan borough of New York Metropolis, New York, U.S. February 5, 2020 in this courtroom sketch. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg

Lauren Youthful, a thirty-year-outdated design and actress, is the previous of six accusers scheduled to testify in a Manhattan courtroom towards Weinstein, a the moment-impressive Hollywood figure.

Young’s claims are not section of the prison charges towards Weinstein. She is amid three girls whom prosecutors are contacting to bolster their case towards the previous movie producer.


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