When the string of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein were coming out, Ambra Battilana Gutierrez was yet another victim who boldly came out like others with her own accusation and facts about how the famed film director sexually abused her. Ambra’s personality and career might have remained obscure to a lot of people before then, but following her revelations, it became germane to find out who she really is, her family and career. It became even more pertinent since Archstone Pictures has bought over the rights to depict her life story following how she was vindicated in her Harvey accusations. Our findings interested us a lot and below, you will learn all there is to know about her.
Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s Bio
Also referred to as Ambra Gutierrez, Ambra Battilana Gutierrez is a Filipina-Italian who was born on the 15th of May 1992 in Turin, Italy. We have not obtained records of what school’s she attended and the certifications she earned thereof, however, we do know that as a young girl, Ambra took to modeling and was often seen participating in a couple of pageantries. This is where she honed her skills and kept her dreams of making a career as a model alive. She was at a time, Miss Italy, Miss Piedmont, first runner-up in Miss Universe Philipines and also earned a feature on the New York-based international monthly men’s magazine – GQ.
On her personal website, it is written that after completing her studies, Ambra began her career as a model in 2011 which saw her travel to Milan, London, Paris, and the USA as she posed for various brands. It was in the cause of doing her job that she got introduced to Harvey Weinstein at a theatre reception at Radio City Music Hall when she made an appearance at the reception.
Sexual Assualt Accusation Against Harvey Weinstein
Following Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s meeting with Harvey Weinstein in 2015, the latter set up a business meeting for the two of them through the former’s modeling agency. Ambra revealed that as she called at Weinstein’s Tribeca office in Tribeca Grand Hotel, the formerly revered film directed began to grope her in addition to working his hands up under her skirt. As he did this, the model repeatedly pleaded with him to stop while resisting his advances the much she could.
When Harvey freed her, Battilana Gutierrez left immediately to file a report against him at the Special Victims Division of NYPD that same night. Following her report, the investigators set up a sting operation with her which had her call Harvey Weinstein on the phone while the investigating officers listened. Harvey extended an invitation to have her visit him again at his Tribeca office.
In their second meeting, Ambra who was already wired with a recording device was able to capture the voice of Harvey admitting to sexually assaulting her while promising not to do it again.
However, despite the recording which at that time was made public, the District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. couldn’t press charges as a result of lack of more evidence. This then attracted negative publicity to Ambra, she stopped getting modeling jobs and was further made to sign a non-disclosure agreement and a $1m contract with her accused though she didn’t understand what it was all about and only wanted to protect herself and her family.
In the course of time, more women and high profiled ones at that like Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, and Rose McGowan stepped up with accusations of sexual assault against Harvey which was published by the New York Times in October 2017. With this, Ambra Battilana Gutierrez was finally vindicated and got endeared to a lot of people.
There are no exact records of who constitutes Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s family members; as it pertains to their names, where they are and what they do now. However, our findings revealed that her mother is half Spanish and half Filipino while her father is half Italian and half Greek. It is also known that Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s mom was a ballerina who equally worked as a secretary in an office while her father worked as a gardener. She reportedly has a brother but there are no records of what her brother does currently or where he is.
Seeing what has become of Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s career, there is no doubt that her family must be proud of her, more so, the outcome of her accusation against Harvey turned out to endear her to a lot of people after not having anyone believe her at the onset.
Height, Weight and Other Facts
- Ambra Battilana Gutierrez stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78m.
- The weight of the model has not been made public but we know she spots a slim figure with perfect body contours.
- With killer curves, Ambra has a bust measurement of 34 inches, a waist measurement of 23 inches while her hips perfected her looks and gait measuring 35 inches.
- Her shoe size is US 10 but her dress size has not yet been made public.
- She spots a brown eye color while her hair color is prominently black.
- There have not been any revelations about her having a boyfriend currently, but in the past, she has a report with Italian police where in 2010, she accused her then 70-year-old boyfriend of raping her.