The 24-year-old was greeted by a crowd of photographers as she returned to a New York court on the eighth day of jury selection in the proceedings key to the #MeToo movement.
Hadid strolled into the Manhattan courthouse wearing sunglasses just before 09:00 am (1400 GMT).
She left discreetly about ten minutes afterwards, according to police officers outside.
US media reported that the prosecution and defense had agreed to dismiss the famous model and Instagram star, excusing her from serving on the 12-person jury or as one of six alternates.
The move was expected, owing to her fame.
Hadid, who has modeled for top fashion brands including Chanel, first appeared for the pre-screening of potential jurors on Monday, adding a fresh celebrity twist to the high-profile trial.
Hadid was asked to fill out a questionnaire before being told to return for Thursday’s next round of screening.
Weinstein, 67, has been accused of sexual assault by more than 80 women, including Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, since accusations against him ignited the #MeToo movement in October 2017.
But he is being tried on charges related to just two. He faces life in prison if found guilty of predatory sexual assault in the trial likely to run into early March.
Intense media coverage of the high-profile proceedings is making jury selection difficult.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys have questioned around 750 candidates. Some 170 were due back in court Thursday.
Opening arguments are expected to begin on January 22.
From Harvey Weinstein To Bill Cosby’s Trials & Convictions: #TimesUp Sends Clear Message
Hollywood’s Walk Of Shame
It all started with Harvey Weinstein in 2017 and four months in to 2018 and now with Bill Cosby’s conviction, things are certainly looking up for the #MeToo movement. The number of cases of sexual harassment in Hollywood that have come to light since 2017 has been outstanding. It could also be called the ‘Weinstein Effect’. Many of the women who spoke out against Weinstein — Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan — are famous names. 2018 has been no different and in a breakthrough trial, after decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls – and a multitude of women who lost hope anyone would ever believe their word against that of America’s Dad – Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for the remainder of his life. Cosby’s conviction will only bolster the #MeToo movement. But they weren’t alone, it was almost like a Pandora’s Box was opened and a lot of names came out. Let’s look at all the accused men:
- Harvey Weinstein Is a Convicted Rapist. What’s Next?
- 'I'm in a good place now because he was put in prison!' Rose McGowan claims Harvey Weinstein is 'faking' hospital stint as he's 'too scared' of general public
- Harvey Weinstein & Disney Hit With Underage Rape Lawsuit; Four Jane Does Allege Assaults By Convicted Producer
- Harvey Weinstein's extradition to Los Angeles to face new charges delayed due to coronavirus pandemic: reports
- Harvey Weinstein accused of 4 more rapes in new lawsuit: report
- Is Ronan Farrow's star falling? Woody Allen's son helped kickstart #MeToo with his expose of Harvey Weinstein and top US media figures. Now he's facing accusations of being 'manipulative' and 'shoddy journalism'
- Claims of Sex Addiction Don’t Save Weinstein
- Lawyer for Biden accuser Tara Reade drops her as a client
- New York Times’ Ben Smith shocks with Ronan Farrow criticism
- Lorena Bobbitt on revisiting her notorious case in Lifetime film: 'There was a lot of trauma'
- Police unions, justice reformers battle for dollars in bitter L.A. County D.A. race
- Nursery worker, 17, who had baby with schoolboy, 13, and groomed him with free fish and chips found guilty
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