Jennifer Siebel, wife of the Governor of CaliforniaGavin Newsom, was outraged after the attorney for Harvey Weinstein He will ask her to recreate the way in which she faked an orgasm, this in the trial that is being brought to the former producer for sexual assault.
Annoyed by the request, the filmmaker replied: “This is not ‘When Harry Met Sally’. I’m not going to do that”, referring to the scene in which Meg Ryan’s character fakes a loud orgasm in a busy New York restaurant.
Siebel testified against Harvey Weinstein, claiming that she was raped by him in a hotel room in 2005. In her testimony, she stated that she had to fake her orgasm so that he could stop abusing her. Weinstein’s defense pressed Siebel Newsom with questions about the details of her complaint, to which she replied: “What you are doing today is exactly what he did to me.”
For its part, Weinstein’s defense sought to draw attention by emphasizing that the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, accepted contributions from the producer to his campaign despite allegations of rape. However, Siebel claimed that her husband returned the funds as soon as he noticed something was up.
The testimony of the first lady of California is one of four presented in a Los Angeles court against Weinstein, who has been serving a 23-year prison sentence in New York for a series of sexual assaults. He now faces eleven other charges and, if found guilty, would face a maximum sentence of 65 years to life in prison.