A brand new lawsuit filed in opposition to Harvey Weinstein on Friday reportedly particulars an allegation from a girl, who claims the disgraced Hollywood producer sexually assaulted her a number of occasions.
In line with Selection — citing the lawsuit — a lady recognized solely as Jane Doe, alleges that in 2013 she had a gathering with Weinstein in his workplace when he pushed her to the ground. He then allegedly eliminated her underwear and carried out oral intercourse on her in opposition to her will, as she began to sob.
Per the outlet, the go well with claims that Weinstein then requested her: “Do you even wish to be an actress?” Selection studies that Weinstein additionally allegedly stated he was attempting to assist the lady, including, “I slept with Jennifer Lawrence and look the place she is; she has simply gained an Oscar.”
A rep for Weinstein didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
In the meantime, Lawrence denied having “something however knowledgeable relationship” with Weinstein, 66, in a press release issued to Fox Information on Friday.
“My coronary heart breaks for all the ladies who have been victimized by Harvey Weinstein,” Lawrence stated. “I’ve by no means had something however knowledgeable relationship with him. That is one more instance of the predatory techniques and lies that he engaged in to lure numerous girls.”
In line with Selection, the lady stated she initially met Weinstein on the 2013 Sundance Movie Competition. Throughout that point, the lady says she went to Weinstein’s suite on the Waldorf Astoria in Park Metropolis, Utah, the place he allegedly barged in on her whereas she was within the restroom, the go well with claims.
Per Selection, the go well with additional alleges that Weinstein pulled down his pants, masturbated, and ejaculated on the lady’s skirt.
Weinstein has been accused by greater than a dozen girls of sexual misconduct. The allegations gained widespread public consideration following two bombshell studies in October 2017, finally resulting in Weinstein’s downfall. He has persistently denied all allegations of nonconsensual intercourse.
Fox Information’ Elizabeth Zwirz contributed to this report.