The tables turned against Asia-Argento accuser Jimmy Bennett after it was revealed on Wednesday that his ex-girlfriend filed a restraining order against him.
Argento, who was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, initially lied about her meeting with Bennett after a New York Times report revealed that the young man had received a payment of $ 380,000 from his late partner. Anthony Bourdain when he threatened to file a $ 7.5 million lawsuit.
Just hours after denying having sex with Bennett, TMZ published a text exchange between Rain Dove and Argento, confirming most of the Times report.
It was the texts of Dove with Argento that confirmed that the actress had sex with Bennett in a hotel room in California in 2014, more than a decade after the actress worked with the child at age 6 in his film adaptation of The Heart of JT Leroy. It is deceptive about all things.
But as the story continues to unfold, all eyes are on Bennett after a restraining order came out of his ex-girlfriend in 2015.
The tables have turned against the accuser of Asia Argento (left) Jimmy Bennett (right) after it was revealed on Wednesday that his ex-girlfriend filed a restraining order against him.
Argento, who was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, initially lied about her encounter with Bennett (pictured) after a report revealed that Bennett had received a payment of $ 380,000 from his partner Anthony. Bourdain.
According to The Daily Beast, Bennett's ex-girlfriend accused him of harassing her and threatening her three years ago.
But a month later, she was dismissed after she failed to appear in court for a hearing on her allegations, according to court records.
The woman also stated in the presentation that she had been the victim of sexual crimes.
According to the records, the woman filed charges against Bennett for illegal sex with a minor, harassment and child pornography on July 17, 2015.
According to the court filing, he was concerned that Bennett might persecute his mother or another ex-boyfriend, with whom he had recently met.
"When I was 17 years old and Jimmy was 18, he convinced me to have sex with him, I had never had sex before," he wrote in the complaint.
It was the texts of the model Rain Dove (left and right) with Argento that confirmed that the actress had sex with Bennett in a hotel room in California in 2014.
Bennett's ex-girlfriend said she often told him to leave her alone and that she "did not want to see him."
The woman also claimed that Bennett "manipulated" her. to send you naked photos through Snapchat & # 39;
According to Daily Beast, the ex-girlfriend said she thought Bennett was "potentially violent."
"Both my mother and I feel in danger of our safety, Jimmy lied to me, manipulated and robbed me because my family is in a very precarious financial situation, after having gone through two foreclosures and bankruptcy," the complaint said.
Bennett made headlines last month after he claimed that Argento, then 37, sexually assaulted him when he was 17 in 2013.
Argento, a prominent activist #MeToo, denied having had a sexual relationship with Bennett, who agreed to pay $ 380,000 in an agreement.
The actress and her lawyer have claimed that she was the victim, and Bennett sexually assaulted her that day at the hotel.