Asia Argento's lawyer has said that the actress will not pay the remainder of a $380,000 settlement to Jimmy Bennett, the former child actor who claims that she sexually assaulted him.
In a statement, Rose McGowan urged Asia Argento to be "honest" about alleged sexual assault. "I really hope you find your way through this process to rehabilitation and betterment," she said.
After days of silence, 22-year-old actor-musician Jimmy Bennett said, "I have not made a public statement in the past days and hours because I was ashamed and afraid to be part of the public narrative."
Asia Argento "strongly" denies sexual assault claims, says she "never had any sexual relationship" with Jimmy Bennett.
An open letter signed by more than 40 people, most of them female celebrities but including male actor and abuse victim Terry Crews, has called on the public to stop blaming actress Asia Argento for the suicide of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. The letter, published Thursday by the Los Angeles Times, claimed Argento “has now found herself on the receiving end of vicious cyberbullying and repulsive slander at the hands of internet trolls who hold her responsible for…
The 61-year-old TV chef was found dead in his hotel room while shooting his TV show in France.
UPDATED with President Trump’s reaction: Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef, adventurer and CNN series host, has died at the age of 61. Bourdain, whose Parts Unknown series launched its 11th season on CNN last month, was reportedly found dead in his hotel room in Strasbourg France, by close friend/French chef Eric Ripert, when he and the production crew were about to start another day’s work. CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death and said the cause of death was suicide. The…