An aspiring has filed a lawsuit in opposition to the disgraced film mogul, accusing him of coercing her into having intercourse with him by teasing her with a possible position in a movie.
Harvey Weinstein is being sued for sexual assault and battery by an actress who accused him of coercing her into having intercourse with him by teasing her with a possible position in a movie.
Based on TMZ.com, the lawsuit was filed by a Jane Doe, who claims she met Weinstein at an occasion in Los Angeles again in 2014, the place he advised her “I run Hollywood” and advised they need to meet up later.
The lady alleges she went to satisfy the disgraced producer, who’s at the moment serving a 23-year sentence at Rikers Island jail after being discovered responsible of rape and sexual assault, on the Peninsula Resort in Beverly Hills.
Nonetheless, when she arrived, he did not come down, and as an alternative is claimed to have advised her to return as much as his room. Within the authorized paperwork, the girl claims Weinstein answered the door sporting a bathrobe with no belt, at which level he apparently advised her she was excellent for a number of of his initiatives.
He’s additionally mentioned to have referred to as himself the “King of Hollywood”, and allegedly urged the girl to think twice about being good to the precise individuals if she wished to make a profession for herself within the trade.
Weinstein excused himself to make use of the toilet, the girl claims, and when she heard the bathe begin operating, she left.
Following the encounter, Weinstein allegedly despatched her a script for a film and demanded that she meet him once more on the identical lodge.
Claiming she agreed to what she thought was a enterprise assembly, the actress alleges Weinstein was once more sporting his bathrobe, and advised her he may blacklist her from Hollywood if she did not oblige. The Jane Doe claims she had “no choice” however to have intercourse with Weinstein, throughout which the producer is claimed to have demanded she name him “King”.
After the alleged night, the girl claims she turned depressed and had a psychological breakdown, with the stress taking such a toll that she started to lose her hair.
She is suing Weinstein for damages.
Approached in regards to the new lawsuit by TMZ.com, Weinstein’s spokesperson Juda Engelmayer mentioned: “We are reviewing the allegations and will reserve further comment until we learn more.”