Natassia Malthe has accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her in a London hotel room after the 2008 BAFTA awards ceremony.
The Norwegian actress and model told a press conference in New York she met Harvey Weinstein at an after party and felt pressured into telling him she was staying at the Sanderson Hotel.
Natassia Malthe alleges Harvey Weinstein banged on her door, she let him in and he raped her.
The movie mogul has previously issued a statement saying he denies all allegations of non-consensual contacts.
Natassia Malthe, who has appeared in movies including This Means War alongside Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy and Chris Pine, said she was asleep when she was awoken by Harvey Weinstein’s “repeated pounding” on the door.
The actress said she heard someone yelling: “Open the door Natassia Malthe, it’s Harvey Weinstein.”
She said she received a script the next day and then returned to Los Angeles. Natassia Malthe said she was given the impression she had landed a role in the movie Nine, a film produced by Harvey Weinstein that would star Daniel Day-Lewis, Nicole Kidman and Dame Judi Dench.
By breaking the agreement, Zelda Perkins could be liable to repay the settlement, and potentially pay damages and other legal fees stipulated in the contract.
However, Zelda Perkins told the Financial Times: “I want to publicly break my non-disclosure agreement.
“Unless somebody does this there won’t be a debate about how egregious these agreements are and the amount of duress that victims are put under.”
Zelda Perkins claims that Harvey Weinstein would ask her to massage him while he was in his underwear, when they were alone in hotel rooms.
Her testimony is similar to that of a number of Hollywood actresses – Lupita Nyong’o and Gwyneth Paltrow both claimed Harvey Weinstein suggested a massage in his bedroom and hotel room respectively.
Zelda Perkins added that she often had to wake him up in the morning and “he would try to pull me into bed”.
Harvey Weinstein has apologized for the way he has “behaved with colleagues in the past” and acknowledged that his actions have “caused a lot of pain”.
However, the film producer has said many of the accusations against him are “patently false”, and in a statement to the FT, said he had “confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances”.
Zelda Perkins is one of scores of accusers who have come forward after a New York Times investigation into Harvey Weinstein’s conduct.
Rose McGowan claimed that she reached a $100,000 settlement with Harvey Weinstein in 1997 after an alleged incident in a hotel room at the Sundance Film Festival.
The New York Times said a legal document confirming the settlement stipulated it was “not to be construed as an admission”, but intended to “avoid litigation and buy peace”.
Allegations against Harvey Weinstein are subject to criminal investigations in London, Los Angeles and New York.
Weinstein Company is also under civil rights investigation in New York.
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