• This ‘When They See Us' scene won star Jharrel Jerome a standing ovation

    5 days ago - By New York Post

    The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us” features five young actors playing the “Central Park Five,” convicted for raping Trisha Meili, aka the Central Park Jogger, in 1989. The convictions were vacated in 2002 when Mattias Reyes confessed to the crime and, of the five young men, Korey Wise - 16 at the time...
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  • 'Central Park 5' Prosecutor Slams New Netflix Series, Says It's 'Full of Distortions and Falsehoods'

    'Central Park 5' Prosecutor Slams New Netflix Series, Says It's 'Full of Distortions and Falsehoods'

    5 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Linda Fairstein, a former prosecutor best known for her work in the controversial 1989 “Central Park Five” case, is not happy with the acclaimed new Netflix series When They See Us.
    Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Fairstein claims that the four-part scripted series is “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” Fairstein also writes that the series' director, Ava DuVernay, created “an utterly false narrative involving an evil mastermind and the falsely accused .”
    One of her biggest issues with the series, Fairstein claims, is the show's omission of a...
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