Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Assault Trial Pushed Back
Harvey Weinstein seems to have luck on his side as his sexual assault trial has been pushed back once again.
Page Six reports that the disgraced movie mogul’s sexual assault trial has been delayed to June 3. The original trial date was May 6.
The reasoning for the change has not noted filed in court documents, however, Weinstein’s new legal team has a 10-week trial scheduled to begin this week in Brooklyn. As we reported, Weinstein was last in court on January 25 with his new lawyer, Jose Baez.
Weinstein and his lead attorney, Ben Brafman stopped working together prior to him bringing on Baez.
“Both parties have agreed to part ways amicably and Mr. Brafman has agreed to cooperate fully with new counsel for Mr. Weinstein so as to ensure an orderly transition.”
“Mr. Weinstein praised Mr. Brafman for his legal work to date and Mr. Brafman reiterated his belief that Mr. Weinstein would be exonerated of the charges that have been filed against him and Brafman personally wished Mr. Weinstein the best of luck as he defends the case and the accusations that Mr. Weinstein has vehemently denied.”