US chef Batali acquitted of sexual assault

By Nate Raymond
Updated May 10 2022 - 6:36pm, first published 6:32pm
A judge has ruled celebrity chef Mario Batali is not guilty of indecent assault.

Chef Mario Batali has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a woman at a Boston bar in 2017 while posing with her for fan "selfie" photos in the latest of a handful of MeToo era trials involving US celebrities accused of misconduct toward women.