Scarlett had been suspended by the Royal Ballet in 2019 after former students made allegations of sexual misconduct over a 10-year period although he had been cleared after a seven-month probe.
Move brings France in line with most other Western countries following years of campaigning by rape and abuse victims.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is under pressure to stop sidestepping the issue and do more.
Joon Kim, a former federal prosecutor, and employment lawyer Anne Clark will lead the investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The actress accusing the 72-year-old French movie actor first filed a complaint with details of alleged rape and assault in August 2018 but the case was dropped, only to be reopened in 2020.
According to court sources, Dimitris Lignadis is accused of rape by two men who were minors when the events occurred in 2010 and 2015. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Three other women on Monday also posted accusations on Instagram against Manson of rape, sexual and psychological abuse, as well as druggings and death threats.
Decades of silence come to an end as France comes to term with a pervasive culture of incest that has affected one in ten people.
Argento said in an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera that she was assaulted by the American director in 2002 on the set of his action movie "xXx."
Allegations of sexual assault and harassment that began with a single tweet about novelist Hasan Ali Toptas have shaken Turkey’s literary world with a #MeToo moment as scores of women speak out.
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