Defendant Melanie Kohler (“Kohler”) submits this memorandum of law in support of her motion to dismiss and strike the complaint filed by Plaintiff Brett Ratner (“Ratner”).

Mr. Ratner is a powerful, well-known Hollywood director and producer. He has filed this defamation lawsuit with a single purpose: to silence and intimidate Ms. Kohler—and other women like her—from coming forward with stories of grave sexual mistreatment at his hands.

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