Lysette Anthony has vowed to do all she can to bring Harvey Weinstein to justice after claiming the movie mogul raped her in the late 80s. The Hollyoaks star spoke as it was revealed Scotland Yard has ordered a specialist team to investigate allegations against the Hollywood producer of sexual assault in Britain. And police believe there may be more women ready to come forward with complaints against disgraced Weinstein, who has been accused of preying on a string of stars in America. Lysette claims he pounced on her at her flat in London. She said: “I had to stand up for the truth. I’m 54 and a successful soap actress, working in a world I’m fiercely proud of. He can’t hurt me any more.” A source close to the former movie star added: “Lysette is adamant that there needs to be justice and she wants to see Weinstein in court and answering questions for what he has done. “She has made a big step going public and will do whatever it takes now.” The actress – who plays scheming Marnie Nightingale in Cheshire soap Hollyoaks – won support from co-star Gregory Finnegan, her on-screen son. He said: “Incredibly proud… Read full this story
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