‘Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights’ Choreographer Testifies She Doesn’t Remember Dancer Alleging Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault
Harvey Weinstein’s defense called on a choreographer from the 2004 film “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights” to answer questions about a dancer from the movie, who is a witness testifying in the L.A.
The dancer has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Weinstein during production on the musical film, which his company Miramax produced.Choreographer JoAnn Jansen was subpoenaed by Weinstein’s defense team to take the stand on Monday afternoon.
She was the main choreographer on the 2004 film, which was a reimagining of the original hit “Dirty Dancing,” and has worked on a total of four films for Weinstein.Jansen said she has no recollection of ever meeting Ashley Matthau, who is an uncharged witness in the trial.
Matthau had booked a small role as a dancer on the “Dirty Dancing” sequel.
During her testimony, she alleged she was assaulted in 2003 when Weinstein masturbated on her in
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