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Hollywood supervisor Benny Medina, far left, pictured with Jennifer Lopez and her ex-husband Marc Anthony in 2007.(Photo: Mark Mainz, Getty Images for Conde Nast Medi)
On Friday, a highly effective Hollywood supervisor was accused of tried rape.
Benny Medina, 59, who at the moment represents Jennifer Lopez and previously repped Mariah Carey, Will Smith, Tyra Banks and Usher, is the newest showbiz determine to be accused of badual misconduct.
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A press release from Medina attorneys Howard Weitzman and Shawn Holley to USA TODAY stated Medina “categorically denies the allegation of attempted rape.”
Dottley and a pal, T. Ashanti Mozelle, met Medina at a Los Angeles homobadual bar in December 2008, he says, and Medina invited the 2 again to his home. Dottley, who was then married and wore a marriage ring, says he thought Medina was eager about his pal, who went for a swim within the supervisor’s pool.
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It was then that Medina provided the actor a tour of his home, Mottley says, main him to a bed room door.
“There was no ‘Do you want to see my bedroom?’ ” Dottley informed The Advocate. “We actually received to the door and he grabbed me by the chest of my shirt and threw me onto his mattress. Now I’m 6 foot tall and was 155 kilos, and it is a stocky robust man.”
After throwing him on the mattress, Medina “caught his tongue down my mouth,” Dottley alleges. “Stop. I’m married. What are you doing?” he recollects asking whereas pointing to his wedding ceremony ring.
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As he resisted, Dottley says Medina turned extra aggressive, putting his forearm over Dottley’s neck, pinning him to the mattress, forcefully putting his thighs over Dottley’s legs to maintain them from squirming and pulling at his pants.
Dottley says he began to cry and beg Medina to cease.
“His forearm was bearing down on my neck so hard that I don’t know how much longer I would have remained conscious,” says Dottley.
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Eventually, his pal burst within the door and screamed at Medina, says Dottley, who alleges Medina then threw them each out of his home.
Even as we speak, Dottley informed the journal he has informed only a few folks, together with his ex-husband, concerning the incident out of worry of retaliation.
The actor’s supervisor, Renee Bailey, confirmed to The Advocate Dottley informed her of the alleged badault when she signed him in April 2016.
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