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Former ‘Scrubs’ Producer Eric Weinberg Accused of Rape in Two Fits – Rolling Stone

Eric Weinberg- former scrubs government producer and author — has been accused of two separate sexual assaults in civil lawsuits just lately filed by two unidentified girls. The 2 plaintiffs allege Weinberg assaulted them in 2019 and are searching for basic and punitive damages, based on The Hollywood Reporter.

Weinberg was arrested in July on 18 expenses of sexual assault, together with rape. A Los Angeles Superior Courtroom choose, who described Weinberg as a possible “serial rapist,” revoked his $5 million bail and positioned him into custody at an Oct. 25 bail listening to. Weinberg pleaded not responsible.

An investigation by THR discovered that greater than two dozen girls alleged a sample of predatory habits that dated again to 2000, together with claims involving minors. Way back to 2014, a number of girls mentioned they sought the assistance of police, however in most situations, legislation enforcement did not adequately examine the allegations.

Weinberg allegedly “focused girls in grocery shops, espresso outlets and different public locations”; the ladies had been sometimes of their 20s or 30s. He would provide to {photograph} them, LAPD officers mentioned in a press release about his arrest in July. “As soon as the ladies had been in his residence, he would sexually assault them in the course of the photograph shoot,” the police mentioned.

In December 2019 within the first swimsuit, a lady known as “Plaintiff AB” acknowledged that she met Weinberg on a relationship app and that after “quite a few textual content messages, the place Weinberg got here throughout as charming, thoughtful and respectful of sexual boundaries,” he invited her for drinks at a cocktail bar. Afterwards, I invited her for a glass of wine at his Los Felix residence, the place he requested AB her about her profession. Nevertheless, as she started to reply, “Weinberg shockingly unzipped his pants and uncovered his penis to AB” and requested “if he may ‘jerk off’ whereas she talked about her work accomplishments.”

The sudden change in habits “triggered a trauma response,” which causes “survival reflexes and
passivity habits typically take over and the sufferer avoids making a scene or bruising the
sexual offender’s ego with a purpose to guarantee survival,” based on the swimsuit. When it appeared that Weinberg had “pulled” again and resumed behaving as “a courteous date and gracious host,” he introduced her a glass of water and after extra pleasant dialog, the 2 started to kiss, based on the criticism. Abruptly, Weinberg allegedly grabbed her head from her and compelled her to carry out oral intercourse and appeared to movie her along with his telephone from her. Afterwards, he allegedly directed her to an upstairs bed room the place he compelled her to carry out sexual acts, regardless of AB de ella telling him no de ella, making an attempt to interrupt free de ella, and loudly asking him to get off her.

On account of the assault, the swimsuit alleges that “AB suffered, and continues to endure, bodily,
emotional, and financial accidents.”

In February of the identical 12 months, a lady known as Plaintiff CD alleges that Weinberg approached her in a grocery retailer parking zone and launched himself as the chief producer of scrubs. Weinberg portrayed himself as “a protected and respectful Hollywood determine that she may belief” per the submitting and even confirmed her examples of prior photoshoots and pictures of his spouse and three kids. Weinberg additionally claimed that he had photographed “plenty of Disney stars.”

The swimsuit states that CD is. “a neurodivergent younger girl who has been identified with
ADHD, which makes her much less attuned to social cues and notably susceptible to a
sexual predator like Weinberg.”

After their preliminary interplay, Weinberg and CD started to textual content and CD claims he advised her that she may earn money from modeling and mentioned the forms of pictures she wished to take. CD despatched examples of the forms of pictures she was snug capturing and advised him she would “attempt a photograph shoot so long as there was no erotica.”

Nevertheless, as soon as CD arrived at Weinberg’s residence, he allegedly “disregarded his prior assurances” and led her to his daughter’s bed room, the place he advised CD to take off her shirt, and interact in sexual poses. At one level, when CD tried to “passively diffuse the scenario by placing humorous poses,” Weinberg “yelled at her to close up and do what he instructed,” the submitting states. Weinberg then allegedly assaulted her and afterwards “demanded her assurance from her that she wouldn’t inform the police he had raped her.” When she assured him she wouldn’t de ella, he let her depart his residence de ella, based on her criticism.

“Plaintiff CD suffered bodily, emotional, and financial hurt on account of Weinberg’s assault and brings this motion for sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional misery, and negligence,” the submitting states.

Weinberg co-executive produced greater than 100 scrubs episodes between 2001 and 2007. He has additionally produced and written for exhibits akin to bass, Californicationand politically incorrect. Whereas at scrubsthe present was nominated for 5 Emmy Awards.

The Hollywood producer has been criminally charged for sexually assaulting a number of girls after luring them into his residence. Through the bail revocation listening to, Choose Victoria B. Wilson acknowledged that the allegations in opposition to Weinberg point out “that he can’t cease and won’t cease his sexual assaults on girls; and, due to this fact, he poses a hazard to the security of girls.”

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