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New Lawsuit Alleges That Ed Westwick Held a Woman Hostage as a Sex Slave

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Ed Westwick, known for his role as Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl, has been the subject of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and assault in recent months. Now, a new lawsuit – with pretty explicit details – has come to light which essentially claims the actor held a woman hostage as a sex slave for 48 hours.

According to TMZ, a stylist named Haley Camille Freedman alleges Ed sexually assaulted her when she and a group of friends went to his house in 2014. After everyone left, she decided to stay, and the two began having consensual sex. However, things quickly went south after Ed asked Haley to “strangle him, slap him and spit on him.” She didn't, so Ed allegedly did it to her instead.

Afterward, she fell asleep and woke up the next morning to take a shower. She says that Ed came into the shower and raped her. She goes on to say that she remained stranded at his home (without cell phone service) for two days.

One portion of Haley's 129-page lawsuit reads:

“After the shower, Freedman, upset and frightened, dressed and asked to leave. Westwick again told her that when he was ready, he would take Freedman to her vehicle. But he didn't, and instead became more frightening, disturbing and angry, the more Freedman talked about wanting to leave. Westwick insisted on more intercourse with Freedman, who clearly expressed that she did not want any more sex but wanted to leave. Westwick ignored her, removing her clothing and taking her sexually anyway.”

But here's the thing: Haley's lawsuit isn't directed at Ed. Instead, it's directed toward the stylist's former business partners who apparently cut her off when she wanted to go public with sexual assault allegations against the actor. After she did an interview with an undisclosed media outlet, Ed's team shut it down by telling them she was “unstable, disturbed, and promiscuous.”

Even though Haley isn't suing him, her accusation is the fourth that labels Ed Westwick as a dangerous sexual predator. The first claim came out last December amid the #MeToo movement in a post written by a woman named Kristina Cohen. Soon thereafter, Aurélie Wynn and Rachel Eck came forward with their stories of sexual misconduct. Kristin accused Ed of raping her in 2014 when a producer she was dating at the time allegedly brought her to his house.

Aurélie made similar accusations, alleging that Ed sexually assaulted her in July 2014 at a vacation home he was renting. “Like Kristina, I said no and he pushed me face down and was powerless under his weight,” she wrote in a lengthy Facebook post detailing her encounter. “I was wearing a one-piece bathing suit that he ripped, I was in complete shock, I am also very tiny. When it was over I got my cellphone and found that the girl that had invited me had left or got kicked out.”

Finally, Rachel told Buzzfeed, “[Ed Westwick] pulled me onto the bed and aggressively groped me. I shoved him off as quickly as I could and left.”

Ed has denied every allegation and has pretty much been M.I.A. ever since.

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