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Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging he sabotaged her career

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein, alleging he sabotaged her career

As one of the first actresses to speak out publicly against Harvey Weinstein, Ashley Judd detailed in October how the former Miramax producer made unwanted sexual advances to her twenty years ago, including offers for a massage and to watch him shower. Now Judd is suing Weinstein, claiming that he retaliated against her professionally and sabotaged her career after she rejected his overtures.

Judd alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court that Weinstein made false and malicious statements about her, which resulted in a lost opportunity to work in the “Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy.

The star claims in the suit that Weinstein falsely told director...

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