Ed Westwick vows to clear name
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Ed Westwick has vowed to clear his name after being accused of rape by a second woman.

The former 'Gossip Girl' star insisted Aurélie Wynn's account that she was overpowered and sexually assaulted by him over three years ago is "provably untrue" and he would never do anything so "vile and horrific".

Ed - who earlier in the week denied Kristina Cohen's allegations against him - wrote on Twitter: "It is disheartening and sad to me that as a result of two unverified and provably untrue social media claims, there are some in this environment who could ever conclude I have had anything to do with such vile and horrific conduct.

"I have absolutely not, and am cooperating with the authorities so that they can clear my name as soon as possible."

Aurélie had spoken out on Facebook about her alleged ordeal, which she claimed took place at the home of the 30-year-old star and was "similar" to what Kirstina claimed had happened to hre.

And the former actress then went on to claim that her boyfriend at the time, Mark Salling - who last month was pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography - blamed her for the alleged offence and broke up with her because of her claims.

She rounded off her post by thanking Kristina for coming forward to accuse Ed as she said she wouldn't have spoken out if it wasn't for her.

She wrote: "I am so incredibly thankful all of this is finally coming to light and that there is justice in the world. I believe you Kristina Cohen and thank you for speaking up so eloquently and really encompassing what young female actresses have to go through at the hands of men like Ed Westwick. Without you I would not have had the strength to speak up publicly about my ordeal. #metoo (sic)"

Ed previously denied Kristina's allegation.

He said earlier this week: "I do not know this woman. I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape."

This article originally ran on celebretainment.com.

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