American actor Vin Diesel has been accused of sexual battery in a new lawsuit by a former assistant.
Filed yesterday, December 21, 2023 in Los Angeles, the suit claims that the incident took place in a St.
Regis hotel suite in 2010 when the assistant was working for the Fast and Furious star during the filming
of Fast Five.
The plaintiff, Asta Jonasson said in the suit that she had been contracted by Diesel’s company, One Race,
to work for the actor on location in Atlanta.
The suit accuses Diesel and One Race of “an attempted cover-up” adding that Jonasson “has suffered
and continues to suffer humiliation, emotional distress, and mental and physical pain and anguish”,
having been made to sign a nondisclosure agreement before taking the job at One Race and could not
speak publicly about the incident.
Diesel has not yet responded to the suit publicly.