Actress sues Weinstein Company after rape claim

Mimi Gloria Allred

Woman Says Harvey Weinstein Forcibly Performed Oral Sex on Her During Her Period

A new woman has come forward claiming that she was raped by Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein then suggested that he perform oral sex on her, the lawsuit states.

Haleyi joins a growing number of women who claim Weinstein's sexual misconduct goes beyond harassing women to engage with him in sex or nude massages, and crosses into the territory of forcible sexual assault. She said that while refusing Weinstein's sexual advances, she used her menstrual cycle as an excuse.

Allred on Wednesday in NY held her second press conference in two days unveiling another woman claiming Weinstein sexually assaulted her. Actress Natassia Malthe told reporters that Weinstein barged into her London hotel room late at night in 2010, removed his trousers, began masturbating and then forced himself on her. Malthe says, "It was not consensual".

She continued, "Unfortunately it has taken this fixture in our industry and the news about his reprehensible behavior that happened within his business to allow us to all say now, 'Okay, this is serious'". Haleyi said no. Finally she told him she was on her period, and "please stop".

When reached by CNN's Brian Stelter, a spokesperson from the Weinstein Company declined to comment on the lawsuit. Then, she said, he masturbated in front of her. Police in Los Angeles, New York and London have opened criminal investigations.

He has "unequivocally denied" any allegations of non-consensual sex.

Another time she encountered him, at the Cannes Film Festival, she had offered to work on any upcoming productions taking place in NY.

New alleged victim of Harvey Weinstein, Mimi Haleyi (L) wipe away a tear at a press conference held by Attorney Gloria Allred at Lotte New York Palace on October 24, 2017 in New York City. Herman said he has emails that confirm Huett was talking with an executive producer for "Project Runway" about a role on the series, which The Weinstein Co. produces. She expressed interest in working on one of his films and he invited her to his hotel room and asked for a massage. Haleyi said afterwards he rolled over and asked her, "Don't you feel we're so much closer to each other now?"

Among the dozens of women who have claimed Weinstein sexually harassed them, several women have said Weinstein raped them. "I didn't think at that time that enough people were sharing their stories".

More than 40 women including actresses Ashley Judd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Mira Sorvio, Lupita Nyong'o and Lauren Holly have accused Weinstein of sexual harassment.

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