Actress sues Weinstein Company after rape claim

By Duarte Garrido, Entertainment Reporter
Actress Dominique Huett is suing the film studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein after becoming the latest woman to accuse the mogul of rape.
The Blue Bloods actress claims Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her and then carried out another sexual act in front of her.In a €3.8m negligence lawsuit, Huett accuses The Weinstein Company's "executives, officers and employers had actual knowledge of (Harvey) Weinstein's repeated acts of sexual misconduct with women".The star says the company's board of directors, including his brother Bob Weinstein, were "aware of Weinstein's pattern of using his power to coerce and force young actresses to engage in sexual acts with him".
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Harvey Weinstein resigned from TWC's board after being accused by more than 60 women of sexual harassment, assault and rape.He has "unequivocally denied" any allegations of non-consensual sex.Huett's lawsuit claims the pair had met at Beverly Hills' Peninsula hotel in November 2010 to discuss her acting career.The actress alleges Weinstein asked if she had ever had a boob job and to show him her breasts.
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According to the lawsuit, he then went into the bathroom and returned wearing a bathrobe, and asked her to give him a massage.Huett says she initially refused but ultimately complied "with his demands and performed the massage", which allegedly led to him asking to perform oral sex on her.The lawsuit adds: "Again, Weinstein displayed persistence and would not take no for an answer. Weinstein initiated and the plaintiff froze as Weinstein removed her clothing and performed oral sex on her."
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It says Weinstein then performed a sexual act in front of her "until he reached orgasm".Huett claims the producer then offered her a job on Project Runaway.Harvey Weinstein is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police after women accused him of five different sexual assaults.He is also being investigated in the US.
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