Actress' Lawsuit Accuses Weinstein Brothers Of Sex Trafficking


Sexual assault claims must be filed within five to 10 years from the date of the incident, which is why many of Weinstein's alleged victims have very little legal options; however, the statue of limitations for sex trafficking is 10 years, so it's very possible more women will follow Noble's lead and file similar lawsuits to get justice.

"Harvey Weinstein actively had no intention of following through with his promise of a role., " the lawsuit said.

In a civil action filed in NY on Monday, she claims a violation of U.S. federal sex trafficking laws by Weinstein, his brother Bob and The Weinstein Company.

Kadian Noble has become the 86th woman to publicly accuse the disgraced movie mogul of sexual assault.

Harvey Weinstein denies any allegations of non-consensual sex. She told him to stop but he forced his leg between her legs and began to rub her vagina.

The 31-year-old alleges Weinstein massaged her and told her if she was "a good girl" and did "whatever he wished" then "they would work" together.

Nobel says he cornered her in the hotel bathroom, groped her, and then forced himself on her.

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Her lawsuit claims Harvey Weinstein asked her to his Le Majestic hotel room in Cannes in 2014 "to review her reel with her and discuss further steps in securing the role he had previously targeted for her".

Ms Noble is seeking unspecified damages for "severe injuries and emotional distress, pain and suffering, mental anguish, inconvenience, loss of capacity for the enjoyment of life, inability to lead a normal life, shame and humiliation". Later, Weinstein used force to keep her from escaping, according to the suit.

He then "forcibly pulled Kadian into the bathroom, told her "to relax while he gripped her firmly" and 'started to rub Kadian's breast and buttocks" states the complaint.

She is also suing the producer's younger brother Bob and studio The Weinstein Company for "reckless disregard", alleging they knew about Weinstein's behaviour. The disgraced mogul, whose sexual misconduct scandal marked a turning point for Hollywood's casting-couch culture, is now facing a civil suit from a woman in the United Kingdom who claims he sexually harassed her in London.

"Essentially under the statute, if a US citizen goes to another country and uses force to entice a person to engage in a commercial sex act, they violate this law", Noble's told NBC News.

Neither a representative for Bob Weinstein nor The Weinstein Company immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment.