Bella Thorne Is 'Disgusted' by Asia Argento's New Claims, Wants Out of #MeToo Movement
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The 'Midnight Sun' actress is appalled by Asia's latest claims that it was her accuser Jimmy Bennett who sexually assaulted her back in 2013.

AceShowbiz - Bella Thorne just has no more sympathy left for Asia Argento. The Italian actress, who was among the leaders of the #MeToo movement after she came out as one of Harvey Weinstein's victims last year, has been portrayed in a bad light after Jimmy Bennett accused her of sexually assaulting him in 2013 when he was 17 years old.

In her latest defense, Asia's lawyer recently claimed that it was her accuser who sexually assaulted her, not the other way around. As expected, Bella isn't buying it and has slammed the "Marie Antoinette" star for "victim shaming" Jimmy.

Taking to Twitter to react to an article about Asia's latest claims, Bella wrote, "I'm disgusted. No longer want to be apart of the #metoo movement. Jimmy was a young kid. This is gross."

The former Disney star continued, "If this is what the me too movement is going to be about now I’m not here for it."

She added in another post, "Victim shaming. Just awful."

In January, Bella came out with her own experience of being sexually abused as a kid. She wrote on Instagram, "I was sexually abused and physically growing up from the day I can remember till I was 14..when I finally had the courage to lock my door at night and sit by it. All damn night. Waiting for someone to take advantage of my life again. Over and over I waited for it to stop and finally it did. But some of us aren't as lucky to get out alive. Please today stand up for every soul Mistreated. #timesup."

The New York Times broke the news in August that Asia allegedly sexually assaulted her former co-star Jimmy in a California hotel room in 2013, when he was 17 years old, and allegedly agreed to pay him $380,000 to settle the case.

She quickly denied the accusations, claiming she had never had "a sexual relationship" with him. But shortly after, texts purportedly showing her admitting sleeping with him and photographs showing them topless in bed together emerged online.

Her lawyer Mark Jay Heller recently told TMZ that she was the one who was sexually assaulted and referred to some of the leaked texts, which included her writing, "The horny kid jumped me ... I had sex with him it felt weird" to a friend.

"Asia chose at the time not to prosecute Bennett for sexually attacking her," Mark continued. He insisted that she didn't lie with her denial statement because it was a one-time sexual encounter, and not a relationship.

According to the attorney, Asia's then-boyfriend Anthony Bourdain agreed to pay Jimmy $380,000 on her behalf, even though she did nothing wrong, because Jimmy was trying to extort the actress. The celebrity chef had paid $250,000 when he passed away in June, and Asia will not be paying the remaining $130,000.

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