Majority of Rose McGowan's claims against Harvey Weinstein dismissed: report

Majority of Rose McGowan’s claims against Harvey Weinstein dismissed: report

Most of Rose McGowan’s claims against Harvey Weinstein and his attorneys have reportedly been tossed.The actress was allowed to proceed with her arguments, however, claiming that she was defrauded after being tricked into revealing details surrounding her memoir, Variety reports.The suit accused Weinstein and a pair of attorneys, Lisa Bloom and David Boies, of working to discredit McGowan to undermine her claims of sexual assault at the hands of Weinstein. It was originally filed in Oct. 2019.The suit alleges that the “Charmed” actress met and befriended a woman, eventually giving her a draft of the star’s memoir. McGowan later discovered that the woman worked for private intelligence agency Black Cube, who had been hired by the attorneys.ROSE MCGOWAN CLAIMS FACEBOOK DEACTIVATED HER ACCOUNT AHEAD OF FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: ‘THIS IS CORRUPTION’
Nine of 11 claims made by Rose McGowan against Harvey Weinstein and a pair of attornies have been tossed by a judge. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Audible)
The memoir, “Brave,” contains a claim that Weinstein sexually assaulted the actress at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.Also included in the suit were claims of civil racketeering, fraud, invasion of privacy, computer hacking, illegal recording, conversion and intentional infliction of emotional distress.HARVEY WEINSTEIN DOES NOT HAVE CORONAVIRUS, IS STILL BEING ‘VERY CLOSELY MONITORED’ BY MEDICAL STAFF IN PRISONOn Monday, a judge threw out nine of the 11 claims made in the suit. The statute of limitations played a role in the dismissal of several claims, the outlet reports.Additionally, the star’s civil RICO charge was dismissed because the alleged plan between the movie mogul and his attorneys did not constitute racketeering activity.
Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by Rose McGowan. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)
Two claims of fraud stood, however, though lawyers for the defendants claimed the offense was made by Black Cube, not their clients. The judge found their involvement by hiring Black Cube as reason to let the claims stand.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPMcGowan also alleged that the fraud led to her losing job opportunities and damaged her mental health and professional relationships.CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FO OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTERFinally, McGowan was allowed to amend and refile the dismissed charges.Reps for McGowan and Weinstein did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

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