Producer David Guillod again charged with sexual assault
David Guillod, a Hollywood producer released on bail after being charged with rape, sexual assault and forcible confinement by four women, has been arrested again after new charges against him
Share October 29, 2020 3:58 p.m. Share Producer David Guillod again accused of sexual assault Agence France-Presse LOS ANGELES – David Guillod, a Hollywood producer released on bail after being charged with rape, sexual assault and forcible confinement by four women, was arrested again after new charges against him, Los Angeles police said Thursday.
David Guillod, 53, who notably produced the hit films Atomic Blonde and Tyler Rake , was arraigned Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles and remains in detention.
“On October 21, 2020, a female victim whose identity is protected, said to have been sexually assaulted by Guillod during a meeting” organized in the evening, the Los Angeles police said in a statement.
Last June, Mr. Guillod was charged with eleven felonies for various assaults dating back to 2012 and had pleaded not guilty.
He is notably accused of having kidnapped and raped a woman in Santa Barbara during a business seminar, according to the Los Angeles Times .
The producer was also publicly accused of sexual assault by actress Jessica Barth ( Ted ), who claimed to have been drugged during a meeting in 2012. It was only five years later, thanks to the movement #MeAso, that the actress had dared to bring her accusations.
Asked by AFP, David Guillod's lawyer had not reacted Thursday at midday.
David Guillod is the latest of many film industry executives to be indicted on sexual assault charges in the wake of #MeToo, which notably resulted in the conviction in New York of ousted Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. , to 23 years in prison.
Harvey Weinstein is also the subject of separate prosecutions in Los Angeles for assaults on three victims in California.