Harvey Weinstein simply received a giant victory … a court docket simply dismissed Ashley Judd‘s sexual harassment claims towards him.
Ashley claimed Weinstein shut her out of “Lord of the Rings” after she turned down his sexual calls for. She says he blacklisted her from film roles, together with Peter Jackson’s huge franchise as retaliation. She sued below the authorized idea … “sexual harassment in professional relationship.”
A federal choose simply dominated Judd and Weinstein didn’t have a relationship that fell throughout the legislation. Specifically, the choose mentioned a producer/actress relationship was not lined below the legislation.
But, there’s extra. The legislation was modified in 2018 to cowl such relationships, however the choose mentioned it couldn’t be utilized retroactively.
Judd can nonetheless litigate her defamation declare.