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Asia Argento Speaks Up In Italian TV Interview: 'I Would Like To Go Back To X Factor'

Asia Argento Speaks Up In Italian TV Interview: 'I Would Like To Go Back To X Factor'

Asia Argento is speaking up following the allegations made against her.

The 43-year-old director and actress appeared on Italian TV show La7’s Non e l’Arena (It’s Not the Arena), hosted by journalist Massimo Giletti, on Sunday night (September 30) and refuted all of her accuser Jimmy Bennett‘s claims, saying she was the one who was assaulted by him.

“I would like to go back to X Factor, to do my job, because my children are proud of me, Italy wants me and I have not done anything that I’m accused of,” Asia expressed (via THR). “The thing that hurt me most was being called ‘pedophile.’ I have children and that is a stigma that I do not wish for anyone.”

Asia compared the assault to being raped by Harvey Weinstein and said her biggest regret was failing to defend herself: “I had not even defended myself in the meeting with Weinstein,” she said. “I think it’s because of some childhood trauma.”

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  • Honesty

    Asia Argento be quiet!

  • Vanity

    delusional. pls just shut it already.

  • cuzjcacjo

    they must of paid her for the interview. she’s losing all her jobs so she’ll need cash anyway she cab get it. she’s a disgusting wh0re and pedophile. she needs to wake up

  • Lexi

    Throughout this whole thing she has continually changed her story to suit her. First she denied it happened. Then when the texts and photos come out showing she lied, she changed it to he assaulted her her even though the picture of them in bed shows otherwise. Then there’s Anthony who when the pictures came out of her and that guy all over each other and she was called out for cheating on him, she was screaming to anyone who would listen that, that was a lie and they were just friends. Flash forward and all of a sudden, she was cheating but it was okay because he was too even though he can’t defend himself.

  • Lexi

    Jimmy did an interview on the same show and they all but called him a liar while she got treated with kid gloves when most would have asked her if he had assaulted her like she claimed then why there was a picture of them in bed together with her smirking?
    She was made to look the victim yet when he was interviewed, he was treated as the the one who had done wrong and why…it’s an Italian show and she’s Italian.

  • suzybel

    I’m calling bulls*it on this one!