Jimmy Bennett, the Hollywood star child who accuses Asia Argento of sexual assault
The New York Times revealed Sunday that the actress, victim of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and the cause of the fall of the mogul, allegedly abused in a hotel room in Los Angeles this young actor in 2013.
Traumatized “,” confused “,” mortified “, Jimmy Bennett’s lawyer has no qualifier to describe the feelings of his client who accuses the Italian actress and director Asia Argento of sexual assault. According to the New York Times that revealed this case Sunday, the alleged facts would have occurred in May 2013,in a hotel room in California, when he was 17 years old
Born in 1996 from a family of restaurants, Jimmy Bennett is one of those Hollywood kids stars. A native of Huntington Beach, California, he was cast at the age of 7 for the film Paternal School with comedian Eddie Murphy. He was then chosen by Asia Argento to play in the feature film she directed, The Book of Jeremiah.
They meet for the first time during the filming in 2003. In this adaptation of Laura Albert’s novel, he plays a child tossed between foster families and his mother, a drugged prostitute camped by the twenty-year-old actress and director. his eldest.
Jimmy Bennett then plays the supporting roles alongside great actors: Bruce Willis in Hostage in 2005, Steve Carell in Evan Almighty in 2007 or Chris Hemsworth in Star Strek in 2009. The New York Times says he is nicknamed “Jimmy Two-Takes “(Jimmy two taken) by his colleagues because he executes quickly and without errors his scenes.
The actor also participates in many series, including The Experts, Perception, Harry Bosch, Super Hero Family or One Night in Hell. Rock lover, Jimmy Bennett also tries the song. He released two singles,
Over Again in 2011 and Everything about you in 2012, with mixed success.