Another Former Co-Author Accused The Governor Of New York Of Sexual Harassment
2021-02-28 | by CusiGO
New York governor Andrew Cuomo faces new harassment charges after a former contributor accused him of asking disturbing questions about his sex life, which Democrats denied, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
The woman, identified as Charlotte Bennett, had been the governor’s executive assistant and health policy adviser until November last year. Bennett assured the newspaper that Cuomo asked if he was monogamous and had sex with an elderly person. I also assured the paper that in several interviews with the paper, the alleged harassment occurred late last spring, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lindsey Boylan, a former state economic development official, assured her that the governor had harassed her many times between 2016 and 2018, even kissing her on the lips in her Manhattan office. This is the second charge against Andrew Cuomo.
Bennett, 25, said the most “disturbing” thing happened on June 5 when Cuomo was reported to have asked him many personal questions, including whether he thought age would affect romantic relationships, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The former adviser said the Democrat was in his second term and said he was said to be willing to socialize with 20-year-old women, which she saw as a clear sexual proposal. In addition, Cuomo would tell her that during the health crisis, she felt lonely, “she couldn’t even hug anyone.” to this, she replied vaguely that she also missed hugging her parents. Bennett claimed that the governor never tried to touch her. According to her, the former co-author concludes, “I feel very uncomfortable and scared when the governor wants to sleep with me, I want to know how I’m going to get rid of all this, and I think it’s the end of my job.”
In a statement to the media, the governor immediately responded to Bennett’s accusations, denying the facts and saying he believed he had been guiding his former advisers. “I have never made any progress with Bennett and I have no intention of taking inappropriate actions,” Cuomo said, calling Bennett “a diligent and valuable member of his staff” and “he has every right to speak.”. Nonetheless, Cuomo called for an investigation into the “external and thorough” charges and for New Yorkers to wait for the results of the investigation “before making a judgment.”.
In addition, Cuomo is investigating a case of concealing data on coronavirus deaths among elderly people in the state