Asia Argento Not Topic of Felony Investigation … For Statutory Rape
Asia Argento is not going to go underneath the microscope of cops for the alleged sexual assault involving a 17-year-old … legislation enforcement sources inform TMZ.
Argento settled with Jimmy Bennett for $380ok for an incident that went down on the Ritz-Carlton Lodge in Marina del Rey, CA … this in keeping with the NYT. The paper cites paperwork exhibiting when Jimmy was 17, Argento gave him alcohol, kissed him, pushed him on the mattress, carried out oral intercourse on him after which climbed on prime of him to have intercourse.
Argento didn’t ask for an NDA as a result of, as one of many first Harvey Weinstein rape accusers, she felt confidentiality paperwork protected the unhealthy man. As an alternative she purchased the copyright to a photograph of the two of them within the resort mattress carrying nothing on prime. He additionally gave up his proper to civilly sue her.
We’re instructed the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. will solely examine intercourse crimes if the alleged sufferer comes ahead and complains. A supply from the Sheriff’s Dept. instructed us if Bennett have been nonetheless a minor and so they discovered of the incident within the media they might open an investigation, however since he is now 22 they won’t.
We’re instructed, at this level … Bennett has not contacted the Sheriff’s Workplace.