Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

A FEBRUARY 22 2017 FILE

An unnamed actress has reportedly sued Harvey Weinstein for allegedly raping her in 2016

The disgraced filmmaker has categorically denied all allegations of non-consensual sex. "Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances", the spokesperson said.

As you may already know, over eighty women have accused Weinstein of assault including A-listers like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. From there, he invited her to awards show parties and maintained regular communication over the next few years. "Despite her telling Weinstein 'no, ' Weinstein proceeded to grip her wrist with one hand while using the other to masturbate in front of her to completion".

"The companies' executives, officers, directors, managing agents and employees had actual knowledge of Weinstein's repeated acts of sexual misconduct with women", the suit alleged. During the meeting, Weinstein allegedly told the woman he wanted to masturbate in front of her.

The company is strictly liable for Weinstein's alleged mistreatment of women while he was acting "within the scope of his employment", the complaint said.

Weinstein reportedly contacted the woman in 2016, giving her the impression she had landed the role in Marco Polo.

The woman says she never received a job offer for Marco Polo - which was canceled after two seasons - or for any other Weinstein-related project. He allegedly ignored her and "forcefully threw her" on the bed, pulled down her jeans and "started to orally copulate her".

Furthermore, Harvey can't speak to anonymous allegations but denies all of them outright, and any relationships he's had have been consensual. During that meeting she alleges she was raped. TMZ claims the woman in question is suing him for sexual battery as well as gendered violence. She claims after the mogul learned she was an actress he offered to assist her with her career and asked for her phone number.

She claims she tried to push him off, but that Weinstein used his "massive weight and strength" to force his penis inside of her vagina without a condom.

Weinstein, who was sacked by the Weinstein Co last month, has sued his former employer for company records that he says could help him defend himself against sexual assault allegations, and for a wrongful termination case, according to court documents.

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

Since The New York Times published its bombshell exposé on October 5, more than 70 women have gone public with accusations of sexual harassment, sexual assault or rape against Weinstein.

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