Sexual harassment claim against Weinstein dismissed by L.A. judge

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd‘s sexual harassment claims in a civil lawsuit she had brought against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

The judge said, however, that Judd could proceed with a defamation claim in the lawsuit. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual advances.

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