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Gigi Hadid could be on Harvey Weinstein trial jury as she’s seen leaving court

Model Gigi Hadid headed to court today to be quizzed on whether or not she could fairly be part of the jury on the Harvey Weinstein trial.

The US star confirmed in court that she is friends with alleged victim Cara Delevingne, has met film producer Weinstein and actress Salma Hayek, who is on the list of people relevant to the case.

According to Variety, Justice James Burke asked Gigi on whether she could be fair as a juror – and she said she could be.

She reportedly said: "I think I'm still able to keep an open mind on the facts."

Weinstein could be facing life behind bars if he is found guilty of the charge of predatory sexual assault.

The 67-year-old has denied the charges against him but will face five counts of sexual misconduct during the trial.

Yesterday, prosecutors in Los Angeles indicted him on a series of new sex crime charges.

LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey explained that the producer had been charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting a second in different incidents over the course of two days back in 2013.

The trial is expected to last for around two months after it started last week on January 6.

It is yet to be confirmed who will be on the jury for the trial, though Gigi could be one of them after she attended court today.

Just 106 potential jurors got through the pre-screening out of a group of 360 people, with many being excused for being unable to be impartial in the trial.

Justice James Burke reportedly wants the identities of the jurors confirmed by the middle of next week.

Cara is one of 80 women who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct, with the actress alleging that he tries to kiss her during a hotel room meeting.

He has denied the claims against him, on the grounds that there was mutual sexual consent.

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