'Scrubs' co-EP Eric Weinberg sued for double sexual assault;  Producer behind bars for 18 counts of rape

‘Scrubs’ co-EP Eric Weinberg sued for double sexual assault; Producer behind bars for 18 counts of rape

Ancient Scrubs Co-executive producer Eric Weinberg, currently incarcerated in downtown Los Angeles on 18 counts of rape, was sued in civil court by two different women for sexual assault.

“Plaintiff CD suffered physical, emotional, and economic harm as a result of Weinberg’s assault, and brings this action for sexual assault, sexual assault, sexual harassment, gender-based violence, assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence,” says one of the filings (read it here) filed Monday night in Los Angeles Superior Court. Detailing an alleged 2019 rape at the producer’s Los Angeles home, the jury complaint seeking a trial seeks sweeping but unspecified damages.

Initially arrested by Los Angeles police in July for multiple scatter rapes from 2012 to 2019, Weinberg was initially released on $3.2 million bail. Later increased to $5 million, that bail was revoked and Weinberg was taken into custody on October 25 after pleading not guilty at his arraignment. “The defendant engaged in a pattern of violence for at least six years,” Judge Victoria B. Wilson said despite objections from Philip Cohen and other members of Weinberg’s defense team who were present. . The LASC judge went on to label Weinberg a potential “serial rapist” and called his decades of despicable behavior “brazen and predatory.”

Held in downtown Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Weinberg is next due to have a hearing in his criminal case on November 15. Looking at a period of up to 100 years in state prison if convicted, the ex-Californication The executive producer faces six counts of forcible sexual penetration, four counts of oral copulation, three counts of forcible rape, two counts of coerced sexual assault and one count each of assault with likely force. to cause serious bodily harm, attempted sexual penetration by the use of force and forcible confinement.

“Eric Weinberg is a calculated serial predator who targeted these women and caused them immense trauma, mental anguish and physical harm,” said Micha Star Liberty, lead civil litigation attorney for the two women. “Weinberg must be held accountable to these women for his horrific actions,” the Liberty Law managing partner added. By partnering with Gibbs Law Group, Liberty says she and her colleagues are looking into more potential civil lawsuits from other potential victims.

Since Weinberg’s arrest this summer, the LAPD and the LA County District Attorney’s Office have received more than 70 tips and accounts from women who say they, too, were lured to the producer’s home and raped on the promise of a photoshoot to advance a career in entertainment. industry.

Weinberg targeted women in their 20s and 30s “in grocery stores, cafes and other public places,” according to police. “He is a danger to society,” Assistant District Attorney May Martinez said of Weinberg during the Oct. 25 hearing. “He is a danger to all women.”


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