Weinstein's accuser Asia Argento 'sexually assaulted' 17-yr-old

Actress Asia Argento speaks about being raped by Harvey Weinstein during the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival Cannes southern France2018 Closing Ceremony Cannes France- 19 May 2018

Actress Asia Argento speaks about being raped by Harvey Weinstein during the closing ceremony of the 71st international film festival Cannes southern France2018 Closing Ceremony Cannes France- 19 May 2018

Asia Argento paid off a former child actor who she allegedly assualted when he was 17 years old, according to The New York Times.

Argento played Bennett's mother in the 2004 film "The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things", when Bennett was aged eight. In court documents, a selfie with the two lying in bed was included.

The Times has tried repeatedly since August 16 to get a response to the matter from Argento and her representatives.

This story is still developing.

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Bennett's lawyer reportedly sent a notice of intent to sue to Argento's lawyer in November, asking for $3.5 million in damages for emotional distress, lost wages, assault and battery.

A statement from Bennett's lawyer to NBC News said their client "does not wish to comment on the documents or the events discussed in the New York Times article this evening".

He claims the encounter traumatised him and hurt his career, the Times reported. As part of the deal, Bennett, now 22, agreed to give Argento the photograph and its copyright, the paper reported.

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The actress Asia Argento that denounced Harvey Weinstein for rape, demonstrates against violence and against Trump in solidarity with American women during the Women's March along with the #MeToo movement on January 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Argento's lawyer and agent have been contacted for comment.

Bennett says in the notice that he had sex with Argento in a California hotel in 2013.

When Bennett was 17, according to the legal documents, he met Argento at her hotel room, where they had sex and she asked him to take photos. "You are a powerful and inspiring creator and it is a miserable condition of life that you live among s***ty individuals who've preyed on both your strengths and your weaknesses". McGowan has become a victims' advocate since the Weinstein allegations were first reported last October and became the star of a four-part E! docu-series Citizen Rose.

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