‘Gossip Girl’ star Ed Westwick won’t be prosecuted over rape allegations
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to file charges against “Gossip Girl” star Ed Westwick after an investigation was conducted into rape allegations involving three women in 2014.
Prosecutors released a document outlining its decision on Friday after celebrity website TMZ reported the decision involving the British actor.
Westwick’s manager did not return a request for comment Friday.
In two of the instances, prosecutors said there were no witnesses who could sufficiently corroborate the allegations to support a case. In the third instance, the woman did not cooperate with investigators.
Actress Kristina Cohen said in a Facebook post in November that Westwick sexually assaulted in 2014 and she confirmed filing a police report against the actor.
Westwick at the time denied that he had raped or forced himself on any woman. MKH
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