CNN: in new York, Harvey Weinstein sued for rape
An associate producer of the TV series “Marco Polo,” said that suffered bullying from the Weinstein within five years.
NEW YORK, may 2. /TASS/. An associate producer of the TV series “Marco Polo” (Marco Polo, 2014-2016) Alexandra Canosa, filed a lawsuit to the producer Harvey Weinstein for rape, sexual violence and threats. This was reported on Tuesday by CNN.
The lawsuit was filed in the court in Manhattan. Canosa indicates that endured various kinds of abuse by Weinstein for five years. She claims that the producer has repeatedly subjected her to sexual violence in Los Angeles, and during his stay in Malaysia was raped. The woman notes that Weinstein threatened her, saying if she tells anyone about what happened, then her career will be over.
Canosa emphasizes that the violence against her, knew several members of the company Weinstein Company, co-founder of which was producer. They are also listed in the lawsuit as defendants. Representatives of Weinstein has said that accusations from Canosa unfounded.