The bombshell Mexican model accused of trapping one of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged victims in a hotel bathroom laughed off questions of being the disgraced moviemaker’s “pimp” Wednesday — blasting the accuser’s claims as “pure fiction.”

Claudia Salinas, 39, was called as a prosecution witness in Weinstein’s second sex abuse trial and insisted she never arranged the mogul’s meeting with Jane Doe 2 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills in February 2013.

During her testimony at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Salinas said she never saw Jane Doe 2 go inside a bathroom with Weinstein and claimed the accuser’s story was “pure fiction.”

When asked during cross-examination by defense attorney Mark Werksman if she brought the woman to the 2013 meeting to “offer her up to Weinstein sexually,” Salinas replied, “Absolutely not.” 

“Did you act as a pimp for Mr. Weinstein,” defense attorney Mark Werksman asked.  

With a slight laugh, Salinas replied, “No.”  

Model Claudia Salinas denied being a "pimp" for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles sexual abuse trial.
Model Claudia Salinas denied being a “pimp” for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles sexual abuse trial.
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When asked if she stood outside the bathroom while Jane Doe 2 was allegedly being sexually assaulted by Weinstein, the model and social media influencer replied, “Absolutely not.”

Weinstein — already serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in New York — is on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting four women in Los Angeles between 2004 and 2013.

During emotional testimony on Monday, Jane Doe 2 said she met Salinas and Weinstein at the hotel to talk about her script.

Accuser Jane Doe 2 claimed that Salinas trapped her in a hotel bathroom with Weinstein in 2013.
Accuser Jane Doe 2 claimed that Salinas trapped her in a hotel bathroom with Weinstein in 2013.
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She said she followed the powerful producer into a hotel bathroom and saw Salinas close the door, leaving her alone with him. 

Jane Doe 2 testified Weinstein started masturbating and tried to touch her vagina. 

“He was grabbing my breasts and jerking off, like squinting at me, not looking at me,” she said. “Holding me there and talking to me. … He was just masturbating and groping me.” 

The alleged victim in graphic detail described the Weinstein’s genitals as “disgusting” and looked like it “had been chopped off and sewn back on.”

Salinas called the accuser's story "pure fiction."
Salinas called the accuser’s story “pure fiction.”
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Salinas, however, tried to poke holes in Jane Doe 2’s testimony. While the brunette beauty admitted there was a meeting at the hotel, she maintained she never discussed a screenplay with Jane Doe 2.

Salinas also testified at Weinstein’s New York trial in 2020 where she also denied the woman’s allegations.

In a heated exchange Wednesday with Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson, Salinas said she never arranged a meeting between Weinstein and a woman in her early to mid-20s.

“I’m not asking you this sarcastically, is there something wrong with your memory,” Thompson asked. 

“No, there’s nothing wrong with my memory,” a visibly annoyed Salinas shot back.  

Jane Doe 2 testified that Weinstein groped and masturbated in front of her in the bathroom.
Jane Doe 2 testified that Weinstein groped her and masturbated in front of her in the bathroom.
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The model later added, “She [Jane Doe 2] was a model who was trying to be an actress, so it would be good for her also to meet Harvey Weinstein.”

During her testimony, Salinas said she met the former Hollywood mogul in 2003 and had a few roles in his movies, including “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.”

Following her testimony in the LA case, Salinas told The Daily Beast that Weinstein was only a “business acquaintance.”

“I certainly wasn’t asked to be drawn into either of his trials and it was the last place I wanted to be,” she told the outlet.

“Having said that, I consistently told the truth in both trials. Jane Doe 2’s allegations did not hold up under cross-examination because obviously they are fiction.”

The trial continues on Thursday but the court will be closed on Friday for Veterans Day.



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