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Harvey Weinstein Raped Three Women, 'New Yorker' Reports

The explosive report comes just days after a bombshell 'New York Times' report that Weinstein had paid out settlements to at least eight women over allegations of sexual misconduct.

by Carter Sherman
Oct 10 2017, 4:30pm

Thirteen women told the New Yorker that Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them—and three of those women alleged that he raped them, the magazine reported Tuesday. The explosive report comes just days after a bombshell New York Times report that Weinstein had paid out settlements to at least eight women over allegations of sexual misconduct.

Asia Argento and former aspiring actress Lucia Evans are among the women who say that Weinstein raped them. Argento said that Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her in 1997, while Evans said that Weinstein forced her to perform oral sex on him in 2004.

Mira Sorvino also told the New Yorker that Weinstein sexually harassed her and sought to pressure her into having a physical relationship with him during the post-production process of the 1995 movie Mighty Aphrodite. Rosanna Arquette said that she was told to meet Weinstein in his hotel room sometime in the early 90s, and he answered the door wearing just a bathrobe; he then tried to get her to touch his penis. Both women said that their careers suffered after they rejected Weinstein or complained about his actions to his company.

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