LOS ANGELES — A Louisiana lady has accused Hollywood legend Warren Beatty of coercing her right into a sexual relationship when she was a youngster a long time in the past.
Kristina Charlotte Hirsch outlined the accusations in a lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court docket that states she was 14 in 1973 when she met the actor on a film set.
Beatty just isn’t recognized by title within the swimsuit, which did embody an in depth description of the actor.
The defendant “acted in tv and several other Hollywood movies, together with portraying Clyde in ‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ a significant box-office success that earned DEFENDANT DOE an Academy Award for Finest Actor,” the swimsuit mentioned. “By 1973, DEFENDANT DOE had acquired wealth, stature and energy because of his profession and standing as a film star.”
Hirsch filed the swimsuit beneath a 2019 California legislation that opened a three-year “lookback window” for claims of kid sexual abuse that will in any other case by banned by statute of limitations. The window expires on Jan. 1, 2023.
Representatives and a lawyer for Beatty, 85, didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark Wednesday.
The swimsuit alleges Beatty “paid undue consideration to the younger Plaintiff, commented repeatedly on her seems to be, gave her his cellphone quantity, and instructed her to name him when she was close to the lodge in Los Angeles.”
The swimsuit alleges sexual battery, sexual assault and harassment of a kid. Hirsch suffered emotional, bodily and psychological misery together with humiliation and guilt, the swimsuit mentioned.
The actor is accused of taking the teenager on rides and providing to assist along with her homework. He spoke to her about dropping her virginity, the lawsuit mentioned.
The teenager was thrilled by the eye however was being groomed, the swimsuit states.
The connection between the teenager and the actor, who was about 35 on the time, continued and turned sexual, in response to the swimsuit.
He used “his place and standing as an grownup, and Hollywood film star to coerce sexual contact with Plaintiff on a number of events, together with oral intercourse, simulated intercourse and at last coerced sexual activity with the minor youngster,” the lawsuit states.
The teenager thought she “was concerned in a romantic relationship with a film star,” in response to the lawsuit.
Hirsch is requesting a jury trial and previous, current and future damages decided at trial. The swimsuit additionally asks for compensation for lawyer charges.
Madelyn Urabe and Selection contributed.