Asia Argento reportedly fired as a judge on 'X Factor Italy'

Asia Argento axed from 'X Factor Italy'

Asia Argento axed as X Factor Italy judge

The first seven episodes of X Factor Italy, in which auditions were held and the final 12 competitors for the show were selected, can not be re-shot without recasting the season overall and therefore those episodes will still feature Argento.

The producers - Sky Italia and FremantleMedia - have chose to remove the actor from live portion of the talent show, which will air on September 6.

Variety's report has not yet been confirmed by Sky Italia and Fremantlemedia, which produce the show. Bennett notified Argento last November that he would sue over their May 2013 encounter in a hotel room in Marina del Rey, California, The Times reported.

The New York Times published an expose last week claiming that Argento reached a $380,000 settlement with Bennett late past year, months after Argento (like McGowan) came forward with allegations of rape against Harvey Weinstein.

Rose McGowan has released an extensive open letter calling on Asia Argento to "do the right thing" amid the fallout of the actress' alleged sexual misconduct.

Asia Argento has reportedly been let go from her job as a judge on "X Factor Italy" following allegations that she sexually abused a teen actor who appeared in a movie with her.

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McGowan writes that though she and Argento met years earlier on a red carpet, it's only over the past year that they've become close in the wake of their shared case against Weinstein. Argento has yet to comment on her firing. Argento said Bennett reached out knowing Bourdain was "a man of great perceived wealth" and that the late chef made a decision to handle the matter quietly.

But on Wednesday, a picture of her and Bennett in bed in 2013 was published, along with screen grabs of text messages allegedly sent between her and an unnamed friend in which she admits she had sex with Bennett. I'll be fine. Its sad to lose a friend connection, but whats even more sad is what happened to Jimmy Bennet. (In California, the ethical age of consent is 18).

The actress was announced as a judge on the reality competition back in May, which she called at the time a "bittersweet" return to Italian TV, where she said she was "slut-shamed for months" after her public #MeToo advocacy.

On Monday, McGowan said she is not "affiliated with this incident or being complicit", adding: "There absolutely should be no leeway or tolerance for sexual assault". "They are inappropriate." There were a few other details revealed as well that I am not at liberty to mention in this statement as investigators do their job.

'It is the type of thing I fight against alongside so many.

Although Argento has disputed the contents of The Times article, a company spokeswoman has said The Times stands by it. I've never claimed to be flawless.

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