British Actress Lysette Anthony Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Rape

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Lysette Anthony

It was reported this week that London police were investigating a rape allegation against the producer relating to an incident in the 1980s.

British actress Lysette Anthony says she's told police that Harvey Weinstein raped her in the 1980s.

Anthony, who currently appears in the British soap opera Hollyoaks, told the Sunday Times newspaper that Weinstein attacked her after showing up at her London home. She says she was left feeling "disgusted and embarrassed."

It was reported this week that London police were investigating a rape allegation against the producer relating to an incident in the 1980s. The city's Metropolitan Police confirmed their investigation without identifying Weinstein by name.

Anthony is the latest of dozens of women, including actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow, who've gone public with accusations against Harvey following recent reports by The New York Times and The New Yorker detailing misconduct claims by others. He has denied any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women.

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