Actress Asia Argento was reunited with journalist Hugo Clement over the weekend in Rome.
The joyful and jubilant pair were photographed smiling as they strolled through the Italian capital, just weeks after Clement, 28, posted Argento's powerful speech at the closing ceremony of the cannes Film Festival in which she attacked Harvey Weinstein and called the annual event his 'hunting ground.'
Photos show the two embracing and smiling just days before Weinstein's indictment on two counts of rape and one count of criminal sexual act.
Argento is also enjoying some incredible professional success of recent, having been named as a new judge on the Italian version of X Factor.
In addition, she directed the episode of Antony Bourdain: Parts Unknown that aired this week in the United States, which took the host to Hing Kong.
Finally, she posted a video to her Instagram account on Tuesday revealing she was recording new commentary for a re-release of the film she made in the wake of her alleged sexual assault by Weinstein, The Scarlett Diva.
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Happy pair: The pair were seen affectionately embracing just and laughing with a group of friends just a few weeks after attending the cannes Film Festival (above on Sunday)
Good time: Argento is also enjoying professional success, having been named as a new judge on the Italian version of X Factor and directing the recent Parts Unknown (Argento and Clement on Monday above)
Scoping out the scene: She was selected for that gig by her boyfriend of close to two years, Abthony Bourdain, who raved about the actress in a blog post just last week (Clement and Argento on Sunday)
Busy bee: Argento is also recording commentary for her film The Scarlett Diva ahead of its re-release, which she made after Harvey Weinstein allegedly raped her
Bourdain said in a blog post last week that when the director he had hired to shoot the episode had to undergo emergency surgery he hired Argento to take over, noting it was 'fair to say' he and the actress were 'quite close.'
Bourdain has been one of Argento's most vocal supporters on social media ever since she came forward with her allegations, and after her powerful cannes speech tweeted: 'Brava @AsiaArgento. An absolutely fearless off-script nuclear bomb of a speech to a stunned crowd at #cannes.'
He also thanked Spike Lee for making a point of speaking to Argento after she shared her remarks, with the actress later noting most attendees avoided her in the wake of her speech.
It was Clement who posted the speech after accompanying Argento to the ceremony, writing: 'The powerful speech @AsiaArgento [delievered] during the closing ceremony of cannes. "I was raped here in 1997 by Harvey Weinstein."
In her remarks Argento also stated: 'This festival was his hunting ground. I want to make a prediction: Harvey Weinstein will never be welcomed here ever again. He will live in disgrace, shunned by a film community that once embraced him and covered up for his crimes.'
Powerful: It was Clement who posted the speech after accompanying Argento to the ceremony, writing: 'The powerful speech @AsiaArgento [delievered] during the closing ceremony of cannes. "I was raped here in 1997 by Harvey Weinstein"' (Clement's post above)
Fan: Bourdain said in a blog post last week that when the director he had hired to shoot the episode had to undergo emergency surgery he hired Argento to take over, noting it was 'fair to say' he and the actress were 'quite close.' (Bourdain and Argento filming the Hong Kong episode that aired this week with the crew above)
Happy together: Argento shared a photo of herself and Bourdain last week in Firenze (above) that showed them embracing after wrapping a new episode of Bourdain's show.
Not backing down: Argento was one of the first actresses to accuse disgraced mogul Harvey Weimstein of sexual assault (pair above in 2004)
Argento was one of the first actresses to accuse the disgraced mogul of sexual assault, telling The New Yorker that Weinstein raped her in 1997 at a party hosted by Miramax at the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc during the cannes Film Festival.
She claims the mogul led her to an empty room and asked her to give him a massage.
Argento said she reluctantly agreed, and halfway through he began to perform oral sex on her after forcibly lifting up her skirt despite her repeated requests for him to stop.
The actress said that she became suspicious when the party she arrived at was just an empty hotel room, but was assured that people would soon be arriving by Weinstein.
Then, he emerged from the bathroom in a robe and holding a bottle of lotion says the actress, who was just 21 at the time.
'He asks me to give a massage. I was, like, "Look man, I am no f***ing