Two ladies filed sexual assault lawsuits Monday in Los Angeles in opposition to Eric Weinberg fewer than three weeks after the “Scrubs” producer pleaded not responsible to 18 counts of sexual assault.
Of their respective complaints, each ladies are in search of unspecified common and punitive damages for sexual assault, sexual battery, gender violence, assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional misery and negligence. One of many accusers — recognized in her lawsuit as C.D. — can be in search of damages for sexual harassment.
C.D. claims in her submitting that Weinberg lured her to his Los Feliz residence in February 2019 and sexually assaulted her after reserving her for a photograph shoot and providing to assist her launch a modeling profession.
The lawsuit alleges that Weinberg touched C.D.’s breasts, “demanded sexual poses, forcibly inserted his fingers into her anus, performed oral sex on her” and commanded her to carry out oral intercourse on him. The criticism describes C.D. as “a neurodivergent young woman who has been diagnosed with ADHD, which makes her less attuned to social cues and particularly vulnerable to a sexual predator like Weinberg.”
After the assault allegedly occurred, Weinberg allegedly prevented C.D. from leaving his residence till she promised to not inform the police he had raped her.
In a separate criticism, a plaintiff recognized as A.B. accuses Weinberg of luring her to his residence in December 2019 and sexually assaulting her after assembly her whereas presenting himself as a youthful man on a relationship app. The lawsuit alleges that “Weinberg forced A.B. to perform oral sex, forced her to lick his anus as he physically restrained her, and forcibly penetrated her.”
Weinberg — a Hollywood government recognized for his work on TV exhibits akin to “Scrubs,” “Californication” and “Anger Management” — was arrested in July for “several sexual assaults including rape,” based on police. He was arrested once more final month and charged with 18 felony counts of rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual battery, false imprisonment, assault by means to trigger nice bodily hurt and sexual penetration by a international object.
On Oct. 25, Weinberg was remanded into custody after an L.A. decide revoked his $5-million bail and labeled him a possible hazard to society. Earlier than the arrests, a number of ladies accused Weinberg over a seven-year interval of luring them to his residence — usually underneath the guise of a photograph shoot — earlier than restraining and sexually assaulting them, police interviews and data present.
A consultant for Weinberg didn’t instantly reply Tuesday to The Instances’ request for remark.
Instances employees writers Anousha Sakoui and Richard Winton contributed to this report.