Jennifer Siebel Newsom will be questioned about an email she sent to Weinstein two years after allegedly being sexually assaulted by Weinstein.
The Judge ruled that the defense could ask Siebel about an email she sent seeking advice from Weinstein, “but could not say it was about revelations of an affair that Gavin Newsom had with an aide when he was mayor of San Francisco, – Fox News
“Of all things you’d think a woman that is raped by Harvey Weinstein wouldn’t do, it’s ask[ing] him how to deal with a sex scandal.” – Weinstein’s Attorney
“The fact that she comes to Mr. Weinstein for that advice indicates the friendship and companionship of Jane Doe 4 and Mr. Weinstein. The defense will be that they had an affair, that they had consensual sex,” – Weinstein’s Attorney
“She intends to testify at his trial in order to seek some measure of justice for survivors, and as part of her life’s work to improve the lives of women… Please respect her choice to not discuss this matter outside of the courtroom.” – Siebel Newsom’s Lawyer
Newsmax: Jurors in the trial of Harvey Weinstein will be allowed to hear that Jennifer Siebel Newsom of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, emailed him for advice two years after Weinstein allegedly raped and sexually assaulted her, a judge ruled Monday.
Siebel Newsom has been with Newsom since 2006 and has been married to him since 2008
Siebel Newsom is one of the 5 women who have accused Weinstein of having raped them. Weinstein and his team will be arguing that it was a consensual relationship
Deadline – the “ailing 70-year-old former mogul is simultaneously preparing to launch his appeal in New York after Janet DiFiore, chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, earlier this summer granted Weinstein the right to appeal the ruling. Oral arguments on whether Weinstein received a fair trial two years ago will begin in early 2023.”