A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by actress Rose McGowan alleging that Harvey Weinstein engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape.
Judge Otis D. Wright II dismissed the suit on Monday because McGowan, who fired her lawyers last month and was acting as her own lawyer, failed to meet filing deadlines that had been extended for her.
Wright had dismantled much of McGowan’s suit last year, but has now thrown it out entirely. Its central claim, that Weinstein violated federal racketeering law, was dismissed with prejudice, meaning it cannot
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