Harvey Weinstein reportedly sued by actress who accused him of rape

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Another woman is alleging that Harvey Weinstein raped her, this time at Beverly Hills hotel room under the auspice of discussing a possible role on the Netflix show Marco Polo. She claims after the mogul learned she was an actress he offered to assist her with her career and asked for her phone number.

A year later, the actress claims she met Weinstein again at the hotel to "celebrate her upcoming role in 'Marco Polo, '" according to the lawsuit, acquired by TMZ. The actress says she told Weinstein that "she did not want to do anything sexual with him". "Despite her telling Weinstein 'no, ' Weinstein proceeded to grab her wrist with one hand while using the other to masturbate in front of her until completion".

"Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein".

'Mr Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances.

Furthermore, Harvey can't speak to anonymous allegations but denies all of them outright, and any relationships he's had have been consensual. The plaintiff agreed, but during their meeting, Weinstein threw her onto a bed after leaving to change into a bathrobe, according to the suit. She's seeking damages an injunction that would bar Weinstein and TWC from "engaging in similar conduct toward other women".

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The actress said she told him to stop, but due to his strength and weight, he was able to overpower her and force himself on the woman.

She notes he did not use a condom. With thousands of women embracing the "Me Too" movement to own their histories of sexual harassment and abuse, and those issues swirling at high volume in the culture overall, parents are reaching for teachable moments in the post-Weinstein world. Paz de La Huerta also accused the producer of sexual assault.

The New York Police Department is now gathering evidence against Weinstein after detectives interviewed actress Paz de la Huerta, who claims Weinstein raped her twice in 2010.

He is now under investigation by NYPD, LAPD, Scotland Yard and the Beverly Hills police.

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