Harvey Weinstein’s former assistant filed a lawsuit in federal court docket Thursday alleging she was “compelled to work in a pervasive and extreme sexually hostile work surroundings” through which the previous producer dictated emails to her whereas bare and he or she was required to wash up his semen.
Sandeep Rehal filed her go well with in US District Courtroom for the Southern District of New York in opposition to Weinstein; his brother/enterprise companion, Bob; the Weinstein Firm; and TWC human assets govt Frank Gil. It came visiting a month after she first made sexual harassment and discrimination allegations in opposition to the producer and threatened to sue.
Understanding of TWC’s New York workplace from February 2013 to February 2015, Rehal claimed she was the sufferer of “limitless offensive, degrading, and sexually harassing actions, statements, and touching by the hands of her boss, Harvey Weinstein.”
A consultant for Weinstein informed BuzzFeed Information, “Mr. Weinstein categorically denies these claims and his legal professionals will reply within the acceptable authorized discussion board with proof proving they’re unfaithful.”
Rehal alleged her boss would usually have her take dictation of emails whereas within the room with him bare. He allegedly touched her thigh or buttocks with out her consent after they shared vehicles collectively, and referred to as her “pussy” or “cunt” frequently.
She additionally was stated to be in command of maintaining Weinstein’s provide of Caverject pictures for erectile dysfunction and cleansing up used condoms and semen stains after Weinstein’s sexual encounters.
Rehal stated she stored a listing of the producer’s contacts with an asterisk subsequent to those who had been Weinstein’s “women.”
In her grievance, Rehal stated she authored a doc titled “Harvey’s Pals” whereas she was employed.
A Self-importance Truthful story from earlier this month alleges that, two days earlier than the New York Occasions revealed its exposé on the producer, Weinstein frantically tried to delete a doc referred to as “HW Pals” from his firm’s servers. However Self-importance Truthful reportedly obtained a duplicate of the doc, which they stated was a listing of 63 ladies, damaged down by location.