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Asia Argento, Who Accused Weinstein, Made Deal With Her Own Accuser
The Failing New York Times ^ | 8/19/2018 | Kim Severson

Posted on 08/19/2018 7:01:23 PM PDT by Beave Meister

The Italian actress and director Asia Argento was among the first women in the movie business to publicly accuse the producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. She became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement. Her boyfriend, the culinary television star Anthony Bourdain, eagerly joined the fight.

But in the months that followed her revelations about Mr. Weinstein last October, Ms. Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: Jimmy Bennett, a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually assaulted him in a California hotel room years earlier, when he was only two months past his 17th birthday. She was 37. The age of consent in California is 18.

That claim and the subsequent arrangement for payments are laid out in documents between lawyers for Ms. Argento and Mr. Bennett, a former child actor who once played her son in a movie.

The documents, which were sent to The New York Times through encrypted email by an unidentified party, include a selfie dated May 9, 2013, of the two lying in bed. As part of the agreement, Mr. Bennett, who is now 22, gave the photograph and its copyright to Ms. Argento, now 42. Three people familiar with the case said the documents were authentic.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: anthonybourdain; argento; asiaargento; bennett; brianfallon; california; harveyweinstein; hollyweird; hollywood; jimmybennett; keithellison; kimseverson; meetoo; metoo; minnesota; newyork; newyorkcity; newyorkslimes; newyorktimes; nyt; pederasty; pedophile; pedophilia; sexualassault; tomperez; weinstein
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This #Meetoo movement that was designed to take out Donald Trump sure has taken out a bunch of liberals. They should have thought this out better...
1 posted on 08/19/2018 7:01:23 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister
Ms Robinson, you're trying to suduce me...

Aren't you?

2 posted on 08/19/2018 7:05:02 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (When a Texan takes his chances, chances will be taken that's fore sure)
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To: Deaf Smith

They’re all garbage people.


3 posted on 08/19/2018 7:06:32 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (A bad peace is better than a good war.)
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To: Beave Meister
Argento in 2013


4 posted on 08/19/2018 7:07:30 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Beave Meister

She is kinda hot. She can assault me if she likes old men>


5 posted on 08/19/2018 7:09:50 PM PDT by cpdiii (Cane Cutter, Deckhand,Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist: THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: montag813

Here is Asia, before the tattoos wrote their dark and jagged stories across her smooth white pages.


6 posted on 08/19/2018 7:11:54 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
IOW, the NY Slimes wants to change the subject from Keith Ellison.

7 posted on 08/19/2018 7:12:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: montag813

Laz. We have a winner for you.


8 posted on 08/19/2018 7:14:53 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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Women like her are the reason the Matrix was invented.
9 posted on 08/19/2018 7:16:43 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

No wonder BoreDain offed ‘ imself


10 posted on 08/19/2018 7:23:42 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Moderates/Independents/Non-voters" Are DIMS REALLY who you'd want BACK in POWER?)
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To: Beave Meister

I seem to recall her father exploiting her in his films (he’s a director) in ways that seemed sexualized when she was underage. I don’t remember any specific films, but he made a bunch of horror films and used his daughter in a number of them I think.


11 posted on 08/19/2018 7:23:50 PM PDT by unlearner (A war is coming.)
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To: Beave Meister

This is so rich.


12 posted on 08/19/2018 7:28:19 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: SunkenCiv

“IOW, the NY Slimes wants to change the subject from Keith Ellison.”

Yeah.

If they’ve even touched on Ellison yet.


13 posted on 08/19/2018 7:29:29 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Beave Meister

Perhaps Bourdain just couldn’t handle this truth


14 posted on 08/19/2018 7:34:43 PM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Beave Meister

Why did this woman go all out with the Tats? She looks horrible with all of them.


15 posted on 08/19/2018 7:36:42 PM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: SunkenCiv

Possibly.

But make no mistake; the NYT is trying desperately to rehabilitate Harvey. They are fellow travelers in the leftist world.

Weinstein supplies money - Sulzberger directs the narratives.


16 posted on 08/19/2018 7:44:23 PM PDT by Bratch ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke)
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17 posted on 08/19/2018 7:56:40 PM PDT by CaliforniaCraftBeer
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18 posted on 08/19/2018 7:57:47 PM PDT by CaliforniaCraftBeer
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To: montag813; dfwgator

She looks crazed AND cold. Stay away.


19 posted on 08/19/2018 8:06:24 PM PDT by oldplayer
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To: Bratch
They don't care about Harvey, they only care about the November election -- avoiding Keith Ellison's past is vital to that.

20 posted on 08/19/2018 8:12:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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