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LAPD Investigating Harvey Weinstein For Rape

October 19, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Harvey Weinstein is officially the subject of a criminal investigation for rape. The LAPD is looking into an allegation of an alleged 2013 sexual assault, according to TMZ. A police report was filed on Thursday by an Italian model/actress who claims she attended the Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival in February of that year.

The woman said she had met Weinstein before and says that she declined a previous offer to go up to his room. In the 2013 incident, the woman said Weinstein showed up at her hotel lobby and asked if he could join her in her room. She said no, but he showed up at her hotel door a short time later. The woman says he forced his way into her room, saying, “I’m not going to f*** you. I just want to talk.” He then allegedly asked to see her naked several times, then grabbed her by the hair, pulled her into the bathroom and forcibly raped her.

The actress says she repeatedly asked him to stop and the whole thing went on for forty-five minutes. Weinstein left after. She told her priest, a friend and a nanny at the time but was afraid to report him.

The LAPD tells TMZ they are currently investigating.

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