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Asia Argento Reportedly Paid Off Her Own Accuser Following Harvey Weinstein Accusations

Asia Argento Reportedly Paid Off Her Own Accuser Following Harvey Weinstein Accusations

Asia Argento, who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct last year and became a vocal member of the #MeToo movement, reportedly reached a settlement with her own accuser according to a bombshell report by The New York Times on Sunday (August 19).

The accuser, 22-year-old Jimmy Bennett, once played her son in 2004′s The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things.

The report claims that after Asia made the allegations against Harvey, she paid a $380,000 financial agreement with Jimmy, who claimed that Asia sexually assaulted him two months after his 17th birthday years ago in a California hotel room.

The report also alleges that Asia‘s former boyfriend, the late Anthony Bourdain, “helped Ms. Argento navigate the matter.”

Among the documents that the NYT received was reportedly a selfie of Asia and Jimmy lying in a bed together from May of 2013.

Asia did not respond to requests for comment from the NYT.

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  • greppinwolf

    Gross. She’s been grooming him since he was 8. But this is also obviously Harvey Weinstein behind the “an unidentified party” supplier to the NYT. Has his stank all over it.
    But everyone is disgusting related to this — including Bourdain.

  • HG

    What the f**k?! People are so messed up.

  • Ash

    You deserved everything that Harvey did to you filthy piece of sh*t!

  • mahbelle

    Can wait for the Crazy Rose spin on this. Even if Harvey and his lawyers leaked this, doesn’t make it less true

  • cuzjcacjo

    she’s disgusting

  • Vanity

    I knew this lady was a fraud the moment I found out she signed a petition to get Roman Polanski released. She is apart of the rape culture & know I am second guessing if she was even raped by Weinstein. sick AF.

  • Camille

    Interesting article. Shows asia for who she truly is.