“Suicide Squad” star Joel Kinnaman is underneath investigation for rape in Sweden — however the actor claims the accusation comes from an obsessed lady looking for revenge over a restraining order.
The general public prosecutor introduced Wednesday they had been investigating the allegation in opposition to Kinnaman, TMZ first reported.
However the actor’s authorized workforce advised The Submit the alleged sufferer, a Swedish mannequin, solely stepped ahead with the accusation after Kinnaman had gone to the police himself and gotten the restraining order.
Kinnaman claimed in a current social media thread that he was being extorted by mannequin Gabriella Magnusson, who goes by the title Bella Davis. On Friday, Kinnaman filed an extortion criticism in opposition to her in Sweden and obtained a restraining order in opposition to her in Los Angeles, his lawyer Patricia Glaser advised The Submit.
“It seems that after studying of the restraining order, she filed her criticism,” Glaser stated.
“The courtroom papers that Mr. Kinnaman filed said, amongst different issues, that Ms. Davis threatened to publicize false details about Mr. Kinnaman – together with that he had intercourse along with her in opposition to her will – except he capitulated to her financial and different calls for, which included Hollywood introductions, a piece visa sponsorship, a blue verification checkmark on Instagram, and extra.”
The actor can be cooperating with police “to clear his title,” Glaser added.
A spokesperson for the prosecutor’s workplace advised E! Information on Wednesday that the probe had simply began.
“The prosecutor obtained the case in the present day and has hardly been ready to have a look at it,” the spokesperson stated.
After the momentary restraining order, Davis advised E! Information that she by no means threatened Kinnaman or requested him for cash. The actor “ought to have an Oscar for the way he’s writing and performing,” she stated, in accordance with the outlet.
Kinnaman, 41, had taken to Instagram final Friday saying the mannequin grew to become obsessive after a consensual sexual relationship and was making an attempt to extort him for cash and issues like a Sports activities Illustrated picture shoot.
The 2 met up and had intercourse in November 2018, when Kinnaman was single, he wrote. A month later, they met and had intercourse once more however didn’t spend the night time collectively as a result of he had work early the following day, he claimed.
“The subsequent day she texted me that she was bothered that I had not requested her to spend the night time and that I didn’t test along with her to verify she made it residence safely,” he wrote.
Davis contacted him once more in 2019 and 2020 asking to satisfy up, however he was in a relationship so he didn’t reply, he added. After “more and more obsessive communication” he tried to chop it off, in accordance with the actor’s put up.
“However Bella continued to attempt to talk with me – texting and calling from different folks’s telephones – and these communications grew to become increasingly antagonistic, threatening, and horrifying over time,” he wrote.
She then threatened to go public to say he “had intercourse along with her in opposition to her will,” the actor claimed.
On July 25, he claims they’d a prolonged dialog that he recorded.
“At one level, she said, ‘Are you aware how a lot cash I’d get and the way well-known I’d be if I went to the press?” he said.
“She additionally made threats of bodily violence in opposition to me and my household by herself and others, together with her brother, a convicted felon, who pointed a rifle at my supervisor,” he added.