A young model has accused Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse.
The unnamed 23-year-old model from Italy told NYPD that Weinstein touched her genitals and breasts on Friday evening at 6 p.m. at his office at the Tribeca Film Center, reports the Daily News.
A police source told the Daily News that Weinstein, 63, invited the model into his office for a business meeting.“He initiated the contact,” the source said. “He saw her and spoke to her. She didn’t know who he was until he approached her.
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Weinstein was interviewed by the special victims unit on Saturday and now has a lawyer to handle the case.
Weinstein is well-known as one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood. He has been married to Marchesa designer and former model Georgina Chapman since 2007.