Harvey Weinstein reportedly sued by actress who accused him of rape

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"Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein", a representative for the producer tells PEOPLE in a statement.

As you may already know, over eighty women have accused Weinstein of assault including A-listers like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow. For several years, Weinstein invited the woman to awards show parties. "Despite her telling Weinstein 'no, ' he proceeded to grip her wrist with one hand while using the other to masturbate in front of her until 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. At some point, Weinstein allegedly asked he if he could masturbate in front of her, an offer she says she declined.

Weinstein then contacted her in the spring of 2016 to discuss her upcoming role in the TV show and the alleged rape occurred, according to the lawsuit. She never received a job offer, the complaint said.

While in a hotel room, the woman claims Weinstein excused himself and returned in nothing but a bathrobe. "He pulled down her jeans and started to orally copulate her".

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Furthermore, Harvey can't speak to anonymous allegations but denies all of them outright, and any relationships he's had have been consensual.

The next incident happened several months later at the same hotel, according to the lawsuit. She allegedly "swore at him and hung up the phone". "In particular, the Companies were aware of Weinstein's pattern of using his power and the promise of procuring jobs to coerce and force actresses to engage in sexual acts with him", the 13-page filing adds (read it here).

Weinstein, who is now in Los Angeles spending time with his family, has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 50 women since The New York Times and The New Yorker documented decades of alleged sexual misconduct and sexual assault involving a number of women in detailed articles in early October.

As well as claiming sexual battery, gender violence, battery, assault, and negligence, the wide ranging damages seeking complaint also wants an injunction from the courts that stop Weinstein and TWC from "engaging in similar conduct toward other women". With thousands of women embracing the "Me Too" movement to own their histories of sexual harassment and abuse, and those issues swirling at high volume in the culture overall, parents are reaching for teachable moments in the post-Weinstein world.

Beverly Hills police have said they are investigating allegations against Weinstein, but have released few details.

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