Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.
(CNN) -- Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of three of seven charges against him, including rape, Monday in a Los Angeles sexual assault trial in which prosecutors said he used his Hollywood influence to lure women into private meetings and assault them.Jurors found Weinstein not guilty of one count of sexual battery by restraint against another woman.
They were a hung jury on one count of sexual battery by restraint, one count of forcible oral copulation and one count of rape related to two other women -- including Jennifer Siebel Newsom, first partner to California Governor Gavin Newsom.The three charges he was convicted of -- rape, sexual penetration by foreign object and forcible oral copulation -- were all tied to one of his accusers, a model and actress who testified the movie mogul assaulted her in a Beverly Hills hotel room in February 2013.The woman, identified as Jane Doe 1 in court, was the first to testify in the trial."Harvey Weinstein forever destroyed a part of me that night in 2013.
I will never get the back. The criminal trial was brutal. Weinstein's lawyers put me through hell on the witness stand. But I knew I had to see this through the end, and I did...
I hope Harvey Weinstein never sees the outside of a prison cell during his lifetime," Jane Doe 1 said in a statement released through her attorney.Weinstein had pleaded not guilty to all seven charges against him."Harvey is obviously disappointed, however hopefully because with this particular accuser there are good ground to appeal based on time and location of alleged events," Weinstein's spokesperson Juda Engelmayer said in a statement. "He is grateful the jury took their time to deliberate on the other counts and he is.