Weinstein’s lawyers want trial moved, calling it a ‘circus’

TOM HAYS, JENNIFER PELTZ and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense media coverage, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into a "media and entertainment circus." Weinstein's lawyers detoured to the Manhattan appellate court for oral arguments hours after the 24-year-old Hadid was dismissed from the jury pool and as jurors were starting to be picked for the case. By lunchtime Thursday, five jurors had been selected — three men and two women — from about 145 potential jurors who were invited back for additional questioning. "The deluge of publicity
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