A full day of cross-examination from Harvey Weinstein defense attorney Donna Rotunno ended prematurely at 3:45 p.m. Monday, when a woman accusing the former Hollywood producer of rape broke down on the witness stand.
Manhattan Criminal Court Judge James Burke sent the jury out to give former actress Jessica Mann a brief break, but she was still sobbing when she reentered the courtroom a few minutes later. Burke ended proceedings for the day after prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon tried unsuccessfully to comfort Mann on the witness stand.
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