Robert De Niro sued for £10million by ex-assistant ‘he treated as office wife’

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Chase Robinson is seeking $12million in a lawsuit against the Hollywood legend after claiming that she enduring years of harassment and discrimination.

Robert De Niro is being sued by a former assistant who has claimed he subjected her to sexist behaviour. 

The 76-year-old Hollywood legend has been hit with a lawsuit from Chase Robinson, who is seeking $12million (£9.73m) following claims she endured years of gender discrimination and harassment as the actor star made sexually charged comments, was verbally abusive and treated her as his “office wife”.

p:nth-of-type(2)”,”sizes”:[[8,8]],”hideOnSensitiveArticle”:true,”relativePos”:”after”,”additionalClass”:”in-article”,”name”:”div-gpt-ad-vip-slot”,”type”:”VIP”}” data-response-start=”3009.66999999946″ data-type=”gpt” data-requested=”4079.7050000110175″ data-google-query-id=”CL-9h8XkgeUCFQ6C3godbmEO5w” data-timer-slot-rendered=”7652.135000011185″ data-rendered-width=”8″ data-rendered-height=”8″ data-response-end=”14200.855000002775″>In a statement from Tom Harvey, attorney for Robert De Niro, the claims were firmly denied: “Th e allegations made by Graham Chase Robinson against Robert De Niro are beyond absurd.”