The Wire actor Gbenga Akkinagbe of HBO’s has accused journalist Lola Adesioye of sexual assault.
The actor says the assaults occurred on two separate events and has even filed costs in opposition to Lola Adesioye, who was arrested for “forcible touching, sexual abuse, and harassment,” experiences the New York Put up.
Adesioye’s lawyer Robert Gottlieb has denied the allegations. He says any contact was consensual.
“In that first binder are a whole bunch of textual content messages backwards and forwards from each other that make it very clear that you’ve got two younger folks flirting with each other,” Gottlieb informed The Put up. “They had been speaking about snuggling. … They discuss kissing.”
The journalist additionally reportedly moved right into a Brooklyn residence owned by Akinnagbe and labored on his behalf. This all through the time the actor says he was the sufferer of sexual assault.
A listening to for the prison case has been pushed again till subsequent month.