Weinstein Company sued for $5M, ex-assistant alleges sexual assault

"He then orally forced himself on me while I was on my period".

The persistent 65-year-old moviemaker also asked her to join him on a jaunt to Paris to attend couture shows.

Huett and her New York-based lawyer, Jeff Herman, plan to discuss the lawsuit's assertions that the company "condoned and enabled Weinstein's sexual misconduct with young women", how it was aware of nondisclosure agreements and confidential settlements with accusers intending to hide said misconduct, and how its directors and employees knew that Weinstein was continuing to target "unsuspecting young women" for years. "I would not have wanted anyone to do that to me, even if that person had been a romantic partner". "I was in disbelief and disgusted".

If Huett is successful in her claim, it could open the floodgates for other women who have been harmed by the company's failure to "remove or adequately supervise" Weinstein. I tried to get away, tried to get him off me, and kept asking him to stop but it was impossible.

Mimi Haleyi is on a list of people that NY officials are seeking to speak with in the ongoing investigation into allegations against Weinstein, according to law enforcement sources.

"I think that now that these conversations have begun, there's no way that we can go back to what the status quo has been for women in my industry", she added.

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"I told him no, no, no but he insisted", she said, describing the sexual assault while seated beside Allred at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel on Madison Avenue.

"It was an imbalance of power, she said no, she was coerced, and it was unwanted sexual touching", he said. After winning her case, the singer made a statement encouraging other sexual assault victims to speak out, leading to a 35 percent increase in calls to RAINN's hotline that lasted for days.

Malthe said Wednesday that the Weinstein Co. cofounder raped her at the Sanderson Hotel in London in February 2008. "It is time for him to take meaningful action to demonstrate in deeds, not just words, that he is taking responsibility for what he has done and that he is willing to make amends to the victims", she said Tuesday.

One of the signers of the letter, State Representative Sara Feigenholtz, has also filed a resolution urging those in government to work on changing the culture in Springfield that the resolution says breeds sexual harassment. "I grabbed his hand and squeezed it violently to hurt him and proceeded to hold it in place on his own thigh".

On Thursday, Actress Ashley Judd, whose story led off the explosive October 5 New York Times story, will give her first interview since the scandal broke.

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