Gigi Hadid Dismissed as Potential Juror in Harvey Weinstein Trial

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Gigi Hadid Dismissed as Potential Juror in Harvey Weinstein Trial

Model Gigi Hadid on Thursday was dismissed as a potential juror in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial in New York City.

After appearing at the Manhattan courthouse for a few minutes, Hadid and roughly 60 other people were dismissed based on their responses to a prescreening questionnaire filled out earlier in the week.

The model first appeared in court on Monday as a potential juror and said she could keep an “open mind on the facts” despite having met Weinstein before. But the model’s celebrity status was a cause for concern for the defense, which filed a motion on Wednesday afternoon citing the media attention on her.

Read full article at: The Wrap

Author: J. Clara Chan