Harvey Weinstein along with The Weinstein Co. have been sued by an anonymous celebrity who says she had been stabbed in a Beverly Hills hotel in 2016 and the company was aware of the manufacturer’s “continued acts of sexual misconduct” until it occurred to her.
She asserts after the mogul discovered she had been an actress he provided to help her with her profession and asked for her telephone number. From that point, he encouraged her to awards show parties and maintained regular communication during the upcoming few decades.
Doe fulfilled with Weinstein in the Montage Hotel at Beverly Hills in late 2015 to go over an acting chance on a tv show and other endeavors. “At a certain stage, he stated he wished to masturbate in front of her,” writes Allred. The next spring, Doe says she met with him again under the belief she was picked to get a part. During the meeting she said she had been raped.
She asserts the firm knew “of Weinstein’s routine of using his energy and the guarantee of procuring endeavors to scale and induce actresses to take part in sexual acts with him.” The criticism sites a documented clause at the manufacturer’s contract which ordered if Weinstein was sued for misconduct he should reimburse the firm for those settlements and cover liquidated damages to TWC.
She is looking for damages and an injunction that would bar Weinstein and TWC out of “engaging in comparable behavior toward other girls.”
A agent for Weinstein issued a statement after the filing: “Any allegations of non-consensual gender are unequivocally refused by Mr. Weinstein. Mr. Weinstein has further affirmed that there were no acts of retaliation against some other girls for refusing his advances. Mr. Weinstein clearly can not talk to anonymous allegations, but in regards to some girls who’ve made allegations about the document, Mr. Weinstein considers that each one of these relationships were consensual.”
In the weeks after a set of reports that detail years of sexual harassment and assault allegations by heaps of girls, this is actually the third civil litigation filed from Weinstein by a girl that claims she was attacked.