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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Not Guilty of Sexual Misconduct
May 10, 2022, 2:35.25 pm ET


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New York City celebrity Chef Mario Batali has been found not guilty of sexual misconduct after allowing a judge in Boston to decide his fate over a jury. Batali had faced the possibility of more than two years in prison after being accused of indecent assault and battery stemming from an incident in 2019. Batali’s attorneys claimed his accuser had a financial incentive to lie.