Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Jan 23, 2020, 01.20 PM(IST)

The trial of ex-movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has begun in New York with graphic prosecution statements on his alleged crimes. Prosecutor Meghan Hast has said that he was a "seasoned" sexual predator with vulnerable actresses as his prey. His defence team defending him said that his actions were "consensual", including in one "loving" relationship.