Harvey Weinstein accuser has panic attack during court
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A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her says she had a panic attack on the witness stand.
Weinstein is the formal movie producer who has been accused of sexual assault and rape.
On Monday Jessica Mann faced hours of questions in a New York court.
When trying to explain her relationship with Weinstein, she began sobbing uncontrollably.
After a break in proceedings, she tried to retake the stand.
But, she couldn’t regain her composure.
Mann said she was having a panic attack.
She left the court gasping for air, stumbling and holding a stress ball.
She could be heard wailing and screaming from a side room.
Mann says Weinstein rape her twice.
Weinstein’s attorney, Donna Rotunno, trying to paint the encounters as consensual.
She points to messages like one in which Mann expresses love for Weinstein.