Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old Polish model in New York, legal documents show.
The alleged victim claims that the film producer forced her to grope him and subjected her to years of harassment and abuse.
She said she agreed to meet Mr Weinstein for a lunch in 2002 while trying to boost her acting career.
Mr Weinstein’s lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, denies the allegations.
The woman, referred to only as Jane Doe in the court documents, claims Mr Weinstein took her to his Manhattan apartment and “wasted no time in aggressively and threateningly demanding sex”, despite knowing her age.
“He told her that if she wanted to be an actress, she would have to be comfortable doing whatever the director told her to do – including losing her inhibitions and getting naked”, the documents state. Read more