Per CNN –
Actress and filmmaker Asia Argento has found herself on the other side of the #MeToo conversation.
The New York Times reported Sunday that months after publicly accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape, Argento made a deal with a young actor who accused her of sexual assault.
Argento was among the first women to accuse now disgraced movie mogul Weinstein of sexual misconduct and has been a leading figure in the #MeToo movement.
The New York Times says it has lawyers’ documents showing that actor and musician Jimmy Bennett alleged Argento sexually assaulted him in 2013 when he was 17 and she was 37.
According to the publication, Bennett said the assault took place at a hotel in California, where the age of consent is 18. Bennett played Argento’s son in the 2004 movie “The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things.” Argento directed the film as well.
Argento is having a brutal year with the Weinstein accusation, the suicide death of boyfriend / celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and now this…
Still it’s no excuse…hypocrite much?