GOSSIP Girl star Ed Westwick has been accused of rape by actress Kristina Cohen – which he has vehemently denied – amid ongoing revelations of sexual assault in the entertainment industry.
Her allegations come after several Hollywood figures, including Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein, have been accused of sexual assault.
Facebook Actress Kristina Cohen has alleged Ed Westwick raped her three years ago in a Facebook post – he denies this
Who is Kristina Cohen?
Born in California, Kristina Cohen has appeared in a handful of minor TV and movie roles.
The 27-year-old is best known for her roles in Greek and Californication and Earthwalkers,.
She also starred in web series Ladies Like Us in 2013 and Ladies Like Us: The Rise of Neighborhood Watch in 2015.
What did Kristina Cohen say about Ed Westwick?
In a detailed Facebook post, Cohen accused Westwick, best known for playing Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl, of raping her three years ago when she met him at his house with her boyfriend.
She claimed a producer she was dating at the time allegedly brought her to Westwick’s house, where he raped her. He has denied this.
Cohen wrote: “I wanted to leave when Ed suggested ‘we should all f**k’. But the producer didn’t want to make Ed feel awkward by leaving.
She said after her “producer” boyfriend convinced Cohen to take a nap, she woke up to find Wetwick “on top” of her, and claims she was raped.
Her allegations are being investigated by the LAPD’s Hollywood precinct.
What has Ed Westwick said in response to the claims?
The 30-year-old actor issued a vehement denial on social media.
In a statement shared on his Twitter and Instagram pages, he said: “I do not know this woman.
“I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman.
“I certainly have never committed rape.”
PA Ed Westwick is an English actor, best known for playing Chuck Bass in smash hit series Gossip Girl
Who is Aurelie Wynn and what has she accused Ed Westwick of?
The former actress posted an allegation of rape on Facebook on November 8.
She claimed she visited a house where Westwick was staying in 2014 with friends and a former boyfriend.
She alleges she was raped but was told not to say anything at the time by friends.
Westwick has not yet made comment about the second allegation, but strongly denied the first.