Los Angeles DA reviewing sexual assault case against Sylvester Stallone

Image    Stallone has been married to wife Jennifer Flavin for 21 years

Image Stallone has been married to wife Jennifer Flavin for 21 years

Sylvester Stallone is now under investigation for a decades-old sexual assault accusation made against him past year, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office announced on Wednesday.

The alleged victim reported the assault last November to Santa Monica Police, and the incident dates to the 1990s, according to police.

A legal representative for Stallone denied the allegations for a second time on Wednesday.

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Stallone's attorney, Martin Singer, denied the allegation against his client as a "complete fabrication" in a statement to the Los Angeles Times.

The #MeToo campaign took off a year ago following sexual assault allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

They gave no details about the case, which was forwarded by Santa Monica police, and would not comment on whether it would be disqualified for filing because the statute of limitations has since passed. But he has yet to be charged with a crime there.

In an interview with the New York Post, Singer said a decision to review the case, announced Wednesday, was part of an effort to "get it out there" that they are investigating claims of Hollywood wrongdoing.

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Actor Sylvester Stallone arrives at the 88th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, February 8, 2016.

The allegation against the star comes in the wake of the #MeToo movement that has focused attention on sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond. The girl stated that Stallone would "beat her head in" if she told anyone about the incident. He also co-wrote and will reprise his role as Rocky Balboa in "Creed 2".

"This is a ridiculous, categorically false story", said Michelle Bega, spokeswoman for Stallone, said after the stories were published.

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