Actress Rosie Perez Says She Was Told of Weinstein Rape

Taking the stand at the former Hollywood mogul's rape trial, Perez said her friend told her at some point in 1993.

  • Published 24 January 2020
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NEW YORK (AP) — “Do the Right Thing” actress Rosie Perez testified that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorra told her in the mid-1990s that Harvey Weinstein had raped her but that she couldn’t go to the police because “he’d destroy me.” Taking the stand at the former Hollywood mogul’s rape trial, Perez said her friend Sciorra had told at some point in 1993, her voice shaking on the phone, that something had happened to her:…

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