Trump attorney will appeal judge's decision in Summer Zervos defamation case
President Donald Trump's attorney plans to appeal a New York Supreme Court judge's decision to allow a defamation lawsuit against the President to go forward. The suit was filed by former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos in January 2017 and alleges Trump defamed her after she accused him in an October 2016 news conference of sexually assaulting her in 2007. "We disagree with this decision, which is wrong as a matter of constitutional law," said Marc Kasowitz, who is representing Trump in the case. "We intend to immediately appeal and will seek a stay of the case until this issue is finally determined.
Russell Simmons Denies Rape Accuser ’ s Allegations in Legal Response The 60-year-old business mogul claims in his response that he has “never had
The 60-year-old business mogul claims in his response that he has “never had non-consensual sex” with accuser Jennifer Jarosik.
Russell Simmons is firing back at one of his accuser’s allegations of rape in a new legal filing.
In new court documents obtained by ET, the media mogul responds to accusations from Jennifer Jarosik, whom the filing refers to as a “casual acquaintance” of Simmons. The documents admit that Jarosik and Simmons have known each other for over a decade, and say the two have had sex in the past, but claims that each encounter “was with Ms. Jarosik’s full consent.”
Jarosik alleged in her January court filing that Simmons raped her at his Hollywood Hills home in 2016, after she rebuffed his advances. Nearly a dozen other women havein media reports in recent months.
Former Weinstein assistant slams 'morally lacking' gag order
Harvey Weinstein's former British assistant says a gag order she had to sign when she left his film company was "morally lacking in every way." Zelda Perkins quit in 1998 along with a colleague who accused the movie mogul of trying to rape her. Each received a 125,000-pound ($177,000) settlement and signed a non-disclosure agreement.
Russell Simmons is firing back at one of his accuser ’ s allegations of rape in a new legal filing. In new court documents obtained by ET, the media mogul Jarosik alleged in her January court filing that Simmons raped her at his Hollywood Hills home in 2016, after she rebuffed his advances.
Russell Simmons in July. He is a forefather of hip-hop who went on to great success in fashion All of these stories that we have heard now in the few months since the Weinstein allegations came out Russell has denied the allegations of rape . He has said there was no non-consensual sex, that all
“In the wake of the #metoo movement, Ms. Jarosik alleged that Mr. Simmons raped her, but in exchange for funding her film project, she would help him restore his ‘image’ with women,” Simmons’ denial claims.
The documents also allege that Jarosik sent Simmons “unsolicited nude photos” following the alleged rape and attempted to solicit his advice and funding for various media projects. Simmons’ lawyers cite past court proceedings, which allege that his accuser suffers from “untreated mental health issues” and was found to be “unfit to properly parent” her son.
“Only after hearing that women were able to recover money for real abuse by actual sexual predators, did Ms. Jarosik decide to see if she could extract large amounts of money from Mr. Simmons,” the documents claim. “In fact, the unverified Complaint is nothing more than a work of fiction as the alleged sexual encounter between Mr. Simmons and Ms. Jarosik was consensual.”
Judge Rejects Brett Ratner’s Bid to Question Rape Accuser
A federal judge in Hawaii will not allow Brett Ratner’s attorneys to take a deposition from Melanie Kohler, the woman who has accused the director of rape. But, in a ruling issued Thursday, Judge Helen Gillmor did allow Ratner’s attorneys to submit written questions and seek Kohler’s correspondence with media outlets. Ratner sued Kohler for defamation on Nov. 1, arguing that she damaged his reputation by writing a Facebook post in October that accused him of raping her more than 12 years ago. Kohler’s attorneys are seeking to dismiss the lawsuit under California’s anti-SLAPP statute, which protects speech on matters of public interest.
As the number of accusers grows, Russell Simmons issues a vehement new denial, lamenting "extortion." "I vehemently deny all these allegations ," he said in a lengthy statement issued by his rep "The current allegations range from the patently untrue to the frivolous and hurtful," he added.
Another woman has accused Russell Simmons of rape , the latest of at least a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct against the hip-hop mogul that In a telephone interview on Tuesday, Ms. Jones said that until other women began coming forward with allegations of rape and assault against Mr
Simmons, who concluded his response with a demand for a trial by jury, hasall accusations of sexual misconduct leveled against him.
"I have never had a sexual encounter that was not consensual or lawful. Ever," he shared in anin December 2017, prior to Jarosik’s initial filing in January 2018. “These horrific accusations have shocked me to my core and all of my relations have been consensual… I will relentlessly fight against any untruthful character assassination that paints me as a man of violence."
Rape Lawsuit Against Russell Simmons Dropped .
An aspiring documentary filmmaker sued the mogul in January alleging sexual assault.Jennifer Jarosik in January filed a $5 million lawsuit against the mogul, alleging he raped her in 2016 after inviting her to his home under the guise of discussing a documentary project.