On a night before a Academy Awards in 2014, Rachel Eck perceived a content summary from her ex-boyfriend seeking her to hang out during a swanky Hollywood hotel.
Eck, a 23-year-old executive partner during a time, had only changed to Los Angeles and was vehement by a thought she competence get behind together with her ex, Australian film writer Kaine Harling. Instead, it would be a final time they would see any other.
“On a way, he told me he was with his crony Ed Westwick,” Eck told BuzzFeed News, recalling that during a time she didn’t unequivocally know “who that was.”
When she arrived around 2:30 a.m. during a multi-bedroom villa during a Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood, she found it was only Harling and Westwick, a British actor best famous for his purpose as Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl.
Westwick “asked me to entice a crony to hang out with a 3 of us,” she said, though it was late and her friends were asleep. “When we didn’t move a lady for him he incited his sights on me.”
A deputy for Westwick did not have a criticism on a new allegation. Westwick, 30, has denied both of a prior allegations, observant on Twitter that they are “two unverified and provably wrong amicable media claims.”
Eck pronounced Westwick would “try to lick me or kind of pull me adult opposite a wall,” whenever Harling would leave a dual of them alone — an act Eck pronounced happened a few times that night over a seven-hour period.
Eck pronounced she “pushed off” Westwick any time, and told him that she was dating Harling.
As a night wore on, she said, “it got worse and he got some-more handsy.” Eck pronounced she told Harling about Westwick’s neglected advances, though Harling discharged her objections. Westwick “didn’t meant it,” Harling allegedly told her.
Eck pronounced she threatened to leave a hotel, though she favourite Harling and he assured her to stay. Finally, she told Harling she “was really leaving,” though afterwards he pronounced Westwick wanted to apologize.
She followed Harling into a villa’s bedroom where Westwick was. “Ed afterwards pulled me onto a bed and aggressively groped me,” she said, referring to her breasts. “I shoved him off as fast as we could and left.”
Eck, who is now a artistic producer, pronounced during a time she felt like what happened “just seemed to be accepted,” though when other women recently came brazen with identical stories she satisfied that she wasn’t alone.
“I have never felt so worried in a conditions like that in my whole life,” Eck said.
Maggie Knox, Eck’s crony and former coworker, told BuzzFeed News that Eck told her about a occurrence in 2015, shortly after a dual started operative together in Los Angeles. She pronounced that she has now listened Eck tell a story on 3 apart occasions.
Two other friends of Eck, Ally Buzzanga and a lady named Jennifer, who did not wish to use her final name, also pronounced they had listened Eck relate a occurrence before this year.
“She told me he was grabbing during her,” Buzzanga said, who has been friends with Eck given relocating to Los Angeles in 2016. “It was a crazy matter about removing groped by Ed Westwick.”
In a arise of a initial dual allegations, a BBC announced Friday that a miniseries starring Westwick, Ordeal by Innocence, would not atmosphere “until these matters are resolved.” The three-part play had been set to atmosphere over a holidays.
Kristina Cohen, an actor in Los Angeles, was a initial to credit Westwick, observant in a Facebook post final week that she was brought to his residence in 2014 by a writer she was dating, and that after descending defunct in a bedroom, she woke adult to find a actor on tip of her. “He hold me down and raped me,” she wrote in a post.
Though Cohen didn’t name a writer in her Facebook post, she after identified him to the Hollywood Reporter as Kaine Harling. Harling did not respond to BuzzFeed News requests for comment.
The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an review into Cohen’s claim, after she filed a military news final week.
On Wednesday, former actor Aurélie Wynn purported in her possess Facebook post that she was raped by Westwick during a Glendower Estate in Los Angeles after a Jul 2014 party.
“I pronounced ‘no’ and he pushed me face down and was unable underneath his weight,” Wynn wrote. “I was wearing a one square showering fit that he ripped. we was in finish shock.”
Wynn pronounced that she was saying former Glee actor Mark Salling during a time and that he subsequently “blamed” her for a purported rape and pennyless things off. (Salling recently pleaded guilty to child publishing charges and is confronting adult to 7 years in prison.)
“My other friends and people around me told me it was best not to contend anything, to not be ‘that girl’ and that no one would trust me and consider we was only out perplexing to get my 10 seconds of fame,” Wynn wrote.