Sylvester Stallone Under Investigation For Sex Crime Allegations

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The Los Angeles district attorney’s office is reviewing a complaint against Sylvester Stallone for sex crimes, a spokesperson announced on Wednesday.

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Stallone denied the allegations through his attorney Martin Singer, who called the announcement “outrageous” because “it makes the public think that there’s something there.”

Right now, it’s unclear what allegations 71-year-old Stallone faces. According to CNN, the complaint was originally filed to the Santa Monica Police Department in November 2017, and concerns an alleged sexual assault take took place in the 1990s. In December, the Santa Monica Police Department was investigating a claim that Stallone raped a teenager in the 1990s, an allegation that the actor denied at the time, although he admitted to spending three days with the woman in Israel on a shoot in 1987.

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Another instance of sexual assault allegations against Stallone has circulated in recent years—this one involving a 1986 police report in which a 16-year-old alleges she was forced into a threesome with Stallone and his bodyguard, Michael De Luca, in Las Vegas. According to a report from the Baltimore Post-Examiner, the victim did not want to prosecute. Stallone denied the allegation through a spokesperson who called it “categorically false.”

Stallone also reportedly paid his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti millions of dollars to cover up allegations that he sexually abused her for years. (Filiti died in 2012.) When the New York Post reported on the hush money in 2013, a representative for Stallone categorized Filiti’s accusations as a ploy between family members to extort money from the actor.

Senior Writer, Jezebel

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Julianna Margulies was just on Katie Couric’s podcast talking about how he made her come to his hotel room at like 10pm to run lines for an interview, showed her his gun and was super creepy, so she hightailed it out of there. Given that interview, this info seems not hard to believe.