Washington DC: Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was charged with multiple sexual assault charges, left his infamous couch. Several photos have shown that the three-seater sofa is located just a few steps away from Weinstein’s old desk, reported Page Six.
The middle seat of the sofa is seemed to have been turned over to possibly hide the stains from Weinstein’s alleged sexual conquests. Page six further confirmed it is “the original casting couch”. Weinstein’s sofa came up in #MeToo claims against him, as Italian model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez told police authorities that she happened to be sitting there in 2015, while she had to, unfortunately, withstood unwelcome sexual advances by the former.
In a pending sexual harassment suit filed by the model, Weinstein’s former assistant Sandeep Rehal revealed that Battilana had to clean up his semen on the couch every single day. Weinstein’s wood-arm sofa sits inside a historic building that houses Robert De Niro ‘s restaurant.
More than 80 women, including the actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Rose McGowan have opened about similar stories against Weinstein. Some accused him of using physical force to compel them to have sex, while others said he tried to exchange parts in movies for sex or threatened to ruin their careers if they did not fulfill his demands.