Another woman has come forward to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape.
An unnamed actress listed as Jane Doe filed a lawsuit against the disgraced producer, claiming he masturbated in front of her in 2015 and raped her in 2016 at the same Beverly Hills hotel.
“Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein,” a representative for the producer tells PEOPLE in a statement. “Mr. Weinstein has further confirmed that there were never any acts of retaliation against any women for refusing his advances. Mr. Weinstein obviously can’t speak to anonymous allegations, but with respect to any women who have made allegations on the record, Mr. Weinstein believes that all of these relationships were consensual.”
The woman allegedly met Weinstein in 2011 at a party in Los Angeles, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. She says she told the producer that she was an actress, and claims that Weinstein “offered to assist her” with her career, so she gave him her number.
According to the court documents, the two “maintained regular communication … every few months thereafter.” The woman also claims Weinstein invited her to attend award show parties over the next few years.
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