• Ed Westwick will 'be back to work very soon' after sexual assault case dropped
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    The Independent

    Ed Westwick will 'be back to work very soon' after sexual assault case dropped

    Ed Westwick has said he is “delighted” to make his return to TV screens after three allegations of sexual assault were dismissed in the US. The Los Angeles District Attorney last month said they would not pursue the cases against the actor – best known for Gossip Girl – despite the first two accusers having identified witnesses. Prosecutors said the witnesses were “not able to provide information that would enable the prosecution to prove either incident beyond a reasonable doubt”.

  • Ed Westwick will not be prosecuted over sexual assault allegations in the US
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    The Independent

    Ed Westwick will not be prosecuted over sexual assault allegations in the US

    British actor Ed Westwick will not face prosecution over three sexual assault allegations made against him in the US. The Los Angeles District Attorney said it would not pursue the cases against the star of TV series including Gossip Girl and White Gold, despite the first two accusers having identified witnesses. The 30-year-old actor vehemently denied the “unverified and provably untrue” allegations when two women accused him of rape last November.

  • Ed Westwick Won’t Face Rape Charges as Prosecutors Cite Insufficient Evidence
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    Variety

    Ed Westwick Won’t Face Rape Charges as Prosecutors Cite Insufficient Evidence

    Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided not to file rape charges against actor Ed Westwick, citing insufficient evidence. Westwick, best known for his role on “Gossip Girl,” was accused in November of raping two women and sexually assaulting a third in 2014. Actress Kristina Cohen made the first allegation in a post on Facebook, writing […]