Why the DA’s case against Weinstein was in trouble before it began

The criminal case against Harvey Weinstein was in trouble even before he was busted in May, with the lead prosecutor replaced following clashes with NYPD investigators — and even with one of his accusers, The Post has learned. Veteran sex-crimes prosecutor Maxine Rosenthal had been trying to go slow against Weinstein despite mounting public outrage over the barrage of #MeToo […]

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Unsealed letter reveals how Weinstein sex assault charge unraveled

In a stunning letter unsealed Thursday, Manhattan prosecutors disclosed serious credibility issues with one of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers — and possible police misconduct. The Sept. 12 letter from Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon to defense lawyer Ben Brafman was filed under a protective order, which Justice James Burke lifted Thursday. On Feb. 2, Det. Nicholas DiGaudio interviewed a friend of […]

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Rose McGowan clarifies #MeToo comments following explosive interview

Rose McGowan set the record straight Sunday following her explosive interview with the UK’s Sunday Times magazine, in which she appeared to criticize the #MeToo movement. “I never said #MeToo is a lie. Ever,” the actress tweeted. “I was talking about Hollywood and Time’s Up, not #MeToo. Ugh. I’m so tired of erroneous s–tstorms. #MeToo is about survivors and their experiences, […]

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