Skip to comments.Asia Argento, Who Accused Weinstein, Made Deal With Her Own Accuser
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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They’re all garbage people.
She is kinda hot. She can assault me if she likes old men>
Here is Asia, before the tattoos wrote their dark and jagged stories across her smooth white pages.
IOW, the NY Slimes wants to change the subject from Keith Ellison.
Laz. We have a winner for you.
No wonder BoreDain offed imself
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.
This is so rich.
“IOW, the NY Slimes wants to change the subject from Keith Ellison.”
If they’ve even touched on Ellison yet.
Perhaps Bourdain just couldnt handle this truth
Why did this woman go all out with the Tats? She looks horrible with all of them.
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.
She looks crazed AND cold. Stay away.
They don't care about Harvey, they only care about the November election -- avoiding Keith Ellison's past is vital to that.
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