Video Shows Harvey Weinstein Grope, Proposition His Rape Accuser

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One of the women accusing Harvey Weinstein of rape has released an unsettling video from a business meeting she once had with him.

"Inspection will reveal that the evidence before the grand jury amply supported the offenses charged, that the grand jury was properly instructed on the law, and that the integrity of the proceedings was unimpaired, and the People deny all allegations to the contrary, and oppose disclosure of the grand jury minutes to the defense", the filing in New York Supreme Court adds.

He reaches down under the table, out of view of the camera, where Melissa says he ran his hand up her leg under her dress.

In the video, Weinstein eventually agrees to use Thompson's service. In it the video, the professional meeting takes on an air of predation nearly immediately, as Weinstein touches Thompson inappropriately and asks her inappropriate questions.

Thompson told the station she had been offering her tech company's video platform to the 66-year-old, and recorded the meeting as part of the pitch. When she replies, "we'll see, a little bit", Weinstein says he won't. "Can you give it to me?"

Weinstein is seen on the video rejecting a handshake from Thompson and then hugging her instead and rubbing her back.

As seen in the video, Weinstein expressed genuine interest in the product she was pitching and indicated that her pitch had been successful. "We don't have to live with being raped when we think we're going to a business meeting".

It also shows her joking about his advances, saying that "data is hot". When she arrived however, she soon found herself alone in Weinstein's office where the producer then asked for privacy and locked the door behind them.

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When asked if she "might have encouraged him", Thompson replied, "I don't think I purposely encouraged him".

According to The Associated Press, she filed a lawsuit in June, saying that he'd raped her that night at a hotel. She ended up in Weinstein's hotel room, where Weinstein raped her despite her attempts to get away, Thompson alleged. "A little high. That's a little high".

"Anything short of that is meant to make Mr. Weinstein appear inappropriate and even exploitative", lawyer Ben Brafman said. "I thought I could handle it, I had never met anyone that I couldn't handle... until Harvey Weinstein".

Thompson's rape allegation is part of a class action lawsuit against the former Hollywood producer, whose career was toppled by a series of rape, sexual assault and harassment allegations previous year.

"If I would try to fight myself away from him, he would then move around to a place where he could block me in", Thompson said.

"This is a further attempt to publicly disgrace Mr Weinstein for financial gain, and we will not stand for it".

The two other women in that specific lawsuit claim Weinstein battered and assaulted them in hotel rooms during incidents dating back to the nineties. I constantly felt trapped, no matter where I turned. They include: film actress Rose McGowan, who said Weinstein raped her in 1997 in Utah; "Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra, who said he raped her in her NY apartment in 1992; and the Norwegian actress Natassia Malthe, who said he attacked her in a London hotel room in 2008.

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