Actress' Lawsuit Accuses Weinstein Brothers Of Sex Trafficking

London civil claim lodged against Weinstein

"Harvey Weinstein was able to force or coerce Kadian into sexual activity in his hotel room because of his promise to her of a film role and use of his influence on her behalf", states Noble's 11-page federal complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY.

The alleged sexual predator invited her to his room at Le Majestic Hotel during the Cannes Film Festival in 2014, where he reportedly began massaging her shoulders while telling her she needed to relax and that he would "take care of everything" for her.

"Instead, he used this ploy as a fraudulent means of obtaining sexual gratification", luring her to his hotel room where he allegedly "forced her hand to masturbate him" until he "ejaculated onto the bathroom floor".

Personal injury lawyer Jill Greenfield says her client, who hasn't been identified, is seeking damages for "personal injury" plus expenses and "consequential loss" arising out of a series of sexual assaults by Weinstein.

As for Kadian herself, her recount of the harrowing experience with Weinstein is extremely similar to the other 50 plus women who have come forward with their tales of horror with the producer.

Using language common among cops and anti-trafficking activists, the suit accuses Weinstein of "grooming" Noble before trafficking her. The actress thought they were going to discuss a role for her.

Noble has proceeded to claim that Bob and TWC were equally responsible and had full idea of Harvey's behaviour and intentions with her.

As for Weinstein, he is under investigation by police in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and the United Kingdom for multiple sexual assault charges.

The suit argues that based on these events, Weinstein was in violation of sex trafficking laws.

The complaint then lays out its reasons for naming The Weinstein Company and Bob Weinstein as co-defendants. "In an apparent attempt to entice KADIAN into sex with Harvey Weinstein, an unnamed TWC producer told Kadian that she needed to be "a good girl and do whatever [he] wished", and if she did, then 'they will work with [her] further'". Employees even had code words communicating what they expected to occur, the lawsuit states.

Weinstein spokesperson is still keen on claiming that "any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein".

Noble's complaint calls The Weinstein Company complicit in this activity, since it either knew or "was in reckless disregard of the facts" that Weinstein recruited young female actors to visit him, sometimes via interstate or global travel, under false pretenses, promising an acting opportunity and then coercing or forcing sexual activity. "Mr Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances".

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