Lucia Evans, 36, announced that she is pressing charges against Harvey Weinstein in an interview on Thursday
Lucia Evans has confirmed that she is pressing charges against Harvey Weinstein, who officials say will turn himself in to authorities on Friday.
The disgraced movie mogul is expected to be charged with rape and criminal sex acts stemming from incidents with two separate women, one of them believed to be Evans.
The 36-year-old former actress said she had struggled with the decision to make a formal complaint against the disgraced movie mogul in an interview with Ronan Farrow published in The New Yorker on Thursday evening.
Evans was one of the first women to speak out about Weinstein's alleged abuses last fall.
She claims that the 66-year-old had forced her to perform oral sex on him in 2004.
Early Friday morning the New York Post reported that Weinstein would face a criminal sex act charge in connection with Evans' allegations, as well as charges of both first-degree rape and third-degree rape with the other unidentified woman.
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Evans was one of the first women to accuse Weinstein of sexual misconduct last fall, claiming that the 66-year-old had forced her to perform oral sex on him in 2004
Evans said Thursday that she felt proud initially after filing the complaint, but then fear set in and she realized it 'could be a long and bruising process.'
She had first detailed the alleged sexual assault in an interview with The New Yorker last October.
The aspiring actress was about to begin her senior year at Middlebury when she met