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Judge Dismisses Judd’s Harassment Claims Against Weinstein, Defamation Suit Can Go On

Posted at 6:32 AM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 10:20:05-05

(CNN)– A California judge threw out actress and former Kentucky resident Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein.

The judge says Wednesday’s decision was not based on whether or not the alleged behavior took place, but that Judd’s relationship with Weinstein is not covered by the statute she sued under.

He also ruled Judd *can* proceed with her defamation lawsuit against the movie mogul.

Judd was one of the first women to come forward accusing Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

More than 80 others have made allegations since then.