July 2003 - Did They Really Say That?
This contribution from Ileana M. Blanco
(Bracewell & Giuliani):
Q. Let's talk about McNish for a moment. You said he was a beast. He weighed about 300 pounds, didn't he?
The Court: I don't think I heard anybody say anybody was a beast.
The Witness: I didn't say anybody was a beast.
Q. I thought he said five 10 and a beast. Maybe I misunderstood.
A. Obese. I didn't say he was a beast.
The Court: Okay.
Q. Maybe my accent is -- fat. McNish was fat?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. And like 300 pounds, 300-pound gentleman, somewhere in that ballpark area?
A. I'm not absolutely certain. He's certainly very overweight