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Asia Argento Threatens Rose McGowan with a Lawsuit

Asia Argento is threatening to sue former pal Rose McGowan for the statements she made several weeks ago.

If you don’t know, Rose issued a lengthy reaction statement pertaining to Asia and her sexual misconduct scandal regarding a former child actor named Jimmy Bennett.

On Monday (September 17), Asia took to Twitter and wrote, “Dear @RoseMcGowan. It is with genuine regret that I am giving you 24 hours to retract and apologise for the horrendous lies made against me in your statement of August 27th. If you fail to address this libel I will have no option other than to take immediate legal action.”

Rose has not yet issued a public response.

Asia Argento Claims Jimmy Bennett 'Sexually Attacked' Her

Asia Argento‘s lawyer Mark Jay Heller has released a statement claiming she was sexually attacked by her accuser Jimmy Bennett, who was 17 years old at the time of the alleged incident.

“The relationship was a long distance friendship over many years. As revealed in texts messages published by TMZ, Asia stated ‘The horny kid jumped me…I had sex with him it felt weird.’ She went on to relate that she became ‘frozen’ when he was on top of her and he told her that she had been his sexual fantasy since he was 12 years old,” Heller said (via ABC News). “Asia chose at the time not to prosecute Bennett for sexually attacking her.”

If you don’t know, Asia was accused of sexually assaulting Jimmy in a hotel room and later paying him off. Jimmy, 22, recently broke his silence on what happened.

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Rose McGowan Releases Lengthy Statement on Asia Argento

Rose McGowan is speaking out in response to the sexual assault case against her friend Asia Argento.

The actresses have known each other for years, but they became close in the past year after they both came forward as victims of Harvey Weinstein‘s alleged abuse.

In her statement, Rose details how she found out about the accusations being made against Asia and the alleged extortion attempts from accuser Jimmy Bennett.

Rose makes it clear that she no longer considers Asia to be her friend and she ended the statement with a message for her.

Asia you were my friend. I loved you. You’ve spent and risked a lot to stand with the MeToo movement. I really hope you find your way through this process to rehabilitation and betterment. Anyone can be be better- I hope you can be, too. Do the right thing. Be honest. Be fair. Let justice stay its course. Be the person you wish Harvey could have been,” she said.

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Asia Argento Fired From 'X Factor Italy' After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Asia Argento has been fired as a judge from X Factor Italy.

The 42-year-old actress has made headlines after she was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old former child actor named Jimmy Bennett, who is now 22 years old.

According to Variety, producers have let Asia go from the show, but some episodes were already recorded and will not be re-recorded. The first seven episodes will begin airing next week, and Asia will be featured in those. Once the live shows begin in October, a new judge will join the show.

Asia has denied the allegations.