California First Lady Newsom Testifies As Victim In Weinstein Trial

FILE - Jennifer Siebel Newsom listens as her husband, Gov. Gavin Newsom, discusses his revised state budget during a news conference on May 9, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California governor Gavin Newsom, has taken the stand at the trial of Harvey Weinstein. Newsom is the fourth of the women Weinstein is accused of assaulting to testify at his Los Angeles trial. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, on Monday became the fourth woman to testify in the most recent trial for movie magnate Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of sexually assaulting several women.

Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson said during the trial’s opening statements that Weinstein raped Newsome, who is now 48, at a Beverly Hills hotel, after having met at the at 2005 Toronto Film Festival.

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