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Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faces civil claim in United Kingdom for alleged assault

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faces civil claim in United Kingdom for alleged assault

She said she saw Weinstein several times since but after the last meeting in May a year ago, again at Le Majestic, she told the executive assistant in London her sexual assault allegation.

The claim against Weinstein seeks damages for personal injury, expenses and consequential loss, among others, as well as against the American and British subsidiaries of the Weinstein Company as Weinstein's employer.

In the flood of disturbing tales of sexual misconduct among Hollywood's heaviest hitters you'd be forgiven for forgetting just how horrific the ~alleged~ behavior of the man who began it all really was, so let this latest lawsuit serve as a refresher: Harvey Weinstein is now being sued for sex trafficking.

With allegations by over 80 women being brought up against the disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein since The New York Times made a detailed exposé of sexual harassment and misconduct by Weinstein on 5 October, he has been under investigation by multiple agencies including NYPD, LAPD, the Beverley Hills Police, and the United Kingdom police for sexual assault in their respective jurisdiction. She says Weinstein told her at the time that he had a film role in mind for her.

Noble told CBS News that Weinstein forced her into a bathroom where he sexually assaulted her.




In the latest case filed in a NY federal court, aspiring British actress Kadian Noble is accusing Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her. According to the complaint, one producer told Kadian on the phone while she was in a hotel with Weinstein that she needed to be a "good girl and do whatever" Weinstein wanted for future work.

But later, "in or about February, 2014", Weinstein allegedly approached Noble at Le Majestic Hotel in Cannes, France, and asked her "to come to his hotel room to review her reel with her and discuss further steps in securing the role he had previously targeted for her".

The complaint then lays out its reasons for naming The Weinstein Company and Bob Weinstein as co-defendants.

The Harvey Weinstein sex scandal had created this year's loudest uproar and outrage from women worldwide and then seemingly calmed down for a bit. He then allegedly told her his "people would be in touch".

Despite her repeated objections, Weinstein allegedly pulled down his trousers and began masturbating as while "rubbing her vagina", eventually forcing her hand "to masturbate him" until he "ejeaculated onto the bathroom floor". An excited Noble, eager to share her show reel with Weinstein, brought her iPad along as the two went upstair. The company "had been privy to multiple claims in which such acts were alleged" against Weinstein by 2014, it notes. It further states, "TWC knowingly participated in Harvey Weinstein's venture in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1591 (the sex trafficking statute) by benefiting from, and knowingly facilitating, the venture in which Harvey Weinstein traveled in foreign commerce to recruit or entice female actors into forced or coerced sexual encounters on the promise of roles in films or entertainment projects", as reported by Deadline.

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