Actor Ed Westwick under investigation for sex assault report

China Plus/AP Published: 2017-11-09 03:19:42
Comment
Share
Share this with Close
Messenger Messenger Pinterest LinkedIn

Police in Los Angeles say they are investigating a sexual assault report filed against former "Gossip Girl" star Ed Westwick days after an actress accused him of raping her, according to AP.

Ed Westwick [File Photo: IC]

Ed Westwick [File Photo: IC]

Actress Kristina Cohen said that Westwick sexually assaulted her three years ago on her Facebook on Monday. The Hollywood Reporter says it has obtained a copy of the police report and verified it was filed by Cohen.

The former Gossip Girl star said in a Twitter post Tuesday that he doesn't know Cohen and added: "I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape." Westwick's representatives didn't immediately return a request for further comment Wednesday.

27-year-old Cohen has appeared in a number of movies and TV series since 2009, playing minor roles.

Related stories

Share this story on

Most Popular

Photo

A treat for Star Wars fans - droid R2-D2 on display in Hangzhou
When hot pot meets hot spring
China prepares to build 5th Antarctic research station
Annual Christmas parade held in Panama City
Combo photos of survivors of Nanjing Massacre
2017 Belt and Road Brand Expo attracts visitors in Shanghai

News

Media briefing on Xi Jinping's APEC leaders meeting, SE Asia visit
"Naughty" elephant damages two vehicles in SW China
Chinese group demands compensation from Japan for Nanjing Massacre
Chengdu tops list as China's happiest city
Top procuratorate investigates Sun Zhengcai
Xi stresses nonstop efforts to fight undesirable work styles