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Defamed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is currently undergoing his sexual assault trial and today's testimony did him no favors.
Jessican Mann, an ex-actress, told the court about his "deformed" genitalia. She even went as far to admitting pity for Weinstein and accused him of taking erection drugs before the alleged rape.
“The first time I saw him fully naked, I felt, I thought he was deformed and intersex,” Mann told Manhattan Supreme Court jurors.
“He has extreme scarring that I didn’t know if maybe he was a burn victim. He does not have testicles and it appears like he has a vagina,” she explained.
Mann admits that in the beginning she performed consensual oral sex on him.
“When I first saw him naked, I was filled with compassion, absolute compassion,” she said through tears, adding, “It seemed his anger came from a place of shame.”
The next day is when the alleged assault took place.
Mann had a breakfast organized that morning at the hotel with Weinstein, her agent and a pal, and Weinstein showed up early and called for her downstairs, where she saw him booking a room.
“Then I really freak out,” she said. “We don’t need a room.”
“He got very mad at me for trying to speak up,” she said. “I was saying to the people [at the counter] ‘We don’t need a room,’ so he pulled me aside in the corner and told me not to embarrass him.”
Weinstein then took her up to the hotel room, where she said she “attempted twice to open the door and leave and he locked the door both times.”
She then described how it felt when Weinstein was forcing her to get undressed.
She initially refused, “and then he comes at me and grabs my hand to try to force me to start undressing myself,” said Mann. After this moment, she was frozen and gave up.
“I undressed and he stood over me until I was completely naked and he told me to lay on the bed,” Mann told jurors, adding that Weinstein then briefly walked into the bathroom.
“Then he came out naked and he got on top of me and that’s when he put himself inside of me, his penis inside of me,” she said.
Following the alleged attack, she said, she “ran into the bathroom,” where she saw an erection-inducing syringe in the trash.
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