July 29, 2020

Ashley Judd wins appeal in Weinstein sexual harassment case

Los Angeles (AFP) – A US court of appeals on Wednesday ruled that actress Ashley Judd has the right to pursue her sexual harassment lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, overturning a lower court’s decision.The three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that Weinstein, who is in prison, held power over the actress and her career when he invited her to his room in a luxury Los Angeles hotel in the mid-1990s.The lower court had previously dismissed Judd’s claim on grounds that the sexual advances Weinstein allegedly made to her were not covered by sexu…

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