The Italian actress Asia Argento, one of the first and loudest voices of the #MeToo movement, has admitted that she had sex with co-actor Jimmy Bennett when he was still a minor.
Actress Asia Argento was eliminated as the judges at the Italian talent show X-Factor. Reason enough for an interview on the Italian channel La7. In that interview, the Italian actress for the first time that sex had been between them. Until yesterday, denied them all of the messages.
The facts were played in 2013, when the actor seventeen years. The two had arranged for an audition. “He had jumped me and I froze’, is in her version. The months afterwards, it would Bennett her via Snapchat videos sent in which he is naked and masturbated.
Argento gets now heavily out to her Bennett. ‘His statements made me a little angry, but most of all I feel sorry for him (…) Bennett is a child that failed to continue his career and is therefore a lost soul.’ They blame him also her to blackmail.
The New York Times reported last month that the actress Bennett had paid in order to settle the matter. Argento confirmed when the payment, but, according to her, had to deal with financial problems of the actor.
In september they stopped with the payment of zwijggeld. She loves it when 216.000 of the conditioned 328.000 euros. According to Argento, it was her friend, the now deceased television producer Anthony Bourdain, that a settlement with Bennett suggested. “Now, Bourdain does not exist any more,” says her lawyer, ” let Asia do not admit that there is still a part of the solution to Bennett is paid.’