Ed Westwick Accused Of Rape, LAPD Initiating Investigation
Actress Kristina Cohen has accused the Gossip Girl star, Ed Westwick of rape on a Facebook post on 6 November, however, the 30-year-old actor denies even to recognize her. The Los Angeles Police Department is reportedly initiating an investigation on the matter.
Earthwalkers actress Cohen has claimed that Westwick forced her to have sexual intercourse inside his residence three years ago in a report she filed on LAPD on 7 November.
Actress Kristina Cohen accuses Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick of rape
After several women came forward with sexual harassment allegations against the reputed Hollywood personalities this year, actress Kristina has come forward with her story which she shared on Facebook.
After Cohen alleged him on her Facebook post, actor Westwick took to his Twitter on Tuesday and wrote, "I don't know this woman. I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape."
— Ed Westwick (@EdWestwick) November 7, 2017
Meanwhile, two contemporary witnesses have come forward supporting her allegation. Blaise Godbe Lipman, a former child actor, and Cohen's friend told Deadline that Cohen had told him about the incident a day after she alleged him. He also added that it was a few days after Valentine's day 2014.
Lipman confirmed Cohen left her car at his house before she went to Westwick's house in the Hollywood Hills. He added she returned to his home the following morning in a state of shock and told him everything.