Weinstein accuser breaks down under cross-examination

Jessica Mann, who alleged on Friday that Weinstein raped her in 2013, faced questions on Monday about the credibility of her testimony and about friendly emails she sent him.

Harvey Weinstein’s attorney on Monday cross-examined one of the disgraced film producer’s key accusers in his sex-crimes trial, and accused her of manipulating him.

The accuser, Jessica Mann, left the courtroom sobbing, leading the judge to dismiss the trial for the day.

Mann provided graphic testimony alleging Weinstein raped her in 2013 when she was an aspiring actress. Defense attorney Donna Rotunno questioned Mann’s credibility, pointing to friendly emails she exchanged with Weinstein after the alleged rape.

Rotunno argued she “could have walked away from Harvey Weinstein and never seen him again.”

Mann said she maintained a relationship with Weinstein fearing he could damage her career.

Weinstein has pleaded not guilty and denied any sex that wasn’t consensual.

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