Weinstein's accuser Asia Argento 'sexually assaulted' 17-yr-old
New Delhi, Aug20 (ANI): Hollywood Actor Asia Argento, who was one of the first women to accuse former American producer and co-founder of entertainment company Miramax, Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, had reportedly paid settlement to a young male actor after he accused her of sexual misconduct. The actor made a USD 380,000 settlement with the ‘Daddy Day Care’ Child actor Jimmy Bennet, the accuser who claimed that in 2013; as per the sources, the ‘XXX’ actor assaulted him just after he turned 17, the actor was 37 years old when the incident took place. Bennet, who is now 22 years old, played as Argento’s son in 2014 film ‘The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things’. Argento’s lawyer Carrie Goldberg had written a letter to the actor with regard to the payment of the settlement money and described the same as ‘helping Mr.Bennet’. During Cannes Film Festival's closing ceremony this year, Argento had accused Weinstein of raping her when she was only 21 years old. Reportedly, till now over 60 women have come to the fore and accused Weinstein of a wide array of misconduct, which ranges from harassment to rape. However, maintaining his innocence, Weinstein, whose career has been left in tatters, has always denied non-consensual sex.