Asia Argento, the Italian actress and director who was a leading figure in the #MeToo movement is being accused of sexually assaulting a boy when he was 17.
Now a new photo has surfaced online showing her accusser Jimmy Bennett, now 22, in a Marina del Rey hotel room back in 2013 with the then 37-year-old Argento. The pair are seen on a bed shirtless, their heads on a pillow and their arms entangled. The age of consent in California is 18.
According to TMZ, the photo was taken after Bennett and Asia had intercourse.
The 42-year-old actress has since denied she had sex with then 17-year-old Jimmy Bennett, despite claims she quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her accuser: Jimmy Bennett, a young actor and rock musician
But according to text messages between Argento and a friend, which was obtained by TMZ, the actress admitted she had sex with him and it felt weird.
Asia Argento who is one of the first women to come forward in the #MeToo movement, having accused Harvey Weinstein of rape.
See screenshots of the text messages below.