Speaking out against Harvey Weinstein, Asia Argento accused of harassment


Выступившую против Харви Вайнштейна Азию Ардженто обвинили в харассменте

Not so easy with the accusations of producer Harvey Weinstein. Many famous and less Actresses caught him harassment and rape, but not all those who blamed the producer, the net. 42-year-old Asia Argento told the story 20 years ago about how Weinstein had assaulted her. Then the actress just started her career.

Выступившую против Харви Вайнштейна Азию Ардженто обвинили в харассменте

However, the Asia is not clear. The American edition of the New York Times, which published the charges Weinstein, told a story of an actor Jimmy Bennett. In 2004 he collaborated with Argento in the movie “Chicks”. Asia directed and played the lead role. The film tells about a girl engaged in prostitution and coercing his son to help. My son just played a young actor.

Harassment happened later. In 2013 Jimmy was 17 years old. The actress met him at the hotel where I put up a few selfies, reading about the reunion of old friends. “Happiest day of my reunion with Jimmy Bennett”, — has signed one of the selfies of the actress. There happened sexual intercourse. According to the actor, Asia’s actions caused him great psychological trauma. In the end, he demanded compensation for moral and physical damage.

When unfolded the story of Harvey Winstrom, the family of the actor affected by the violence demanded to pay him 380 thousand dollars for his silence. In the hands of The New York Times got the documents, which say about the deal is successfully completed. On paper are the signatures of both parties.

The actress is not going to comment on the incident, as well as Bennett. “Jimmy will continue to do what you did in the last few years, it will concentrate on their music lessons,” said the lawyer of the victim.

But scandalously famous producer Harvey Weinstein is already can not get out, because he faces a life sentence. In may, the culprit of the appearance of movements against harassment voluntarily surrendered to law enforcement in the hope of leniency, but, it seems, did not help.

The most important case took a different turn, because recently Prosecutor’s office in new York has introduced three new charges against Weinstein. He was accused of forcing a sexual act and two counts of especially brutal sexual violence. Perhaps the producer will cost ten years of imprisonment, and could receive a life sentence.

Indicted on three counts occurred in 2006, and the individual victims were not disclosed. Sam Weinstein at the time the court released on bail of one million dollars. Producer denies the charges.

Recall the sex scandal with Harvey Weinstein stirred up the whole Hollywood. A lot of girls and famous Actresses accused the producer of sexual harassment. Weinstein a long time hiding from the police, and the scandal has died down naturally. In the network appeared the movement Time’s up, which is supported by many Actresses and girls. The pleas of victims and concerned was finally answered, and Harvey Weinstein voluntarily surrendered to the police.

The famous producer appeared independently in the office of the new York police Department, where he was arrested. Western media noted that today the Weinstein appear before the court and he was remanded. The bail for the release of a Hollywood producer has $ 2 million.


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