Roman Polanski Victim 'Didn't Experience' Her Assault as Rape

Samantha Geimer, 49, has lived the past 36 years of her life in the shadow of one of the biggest sexual assault cases of the 20th century. In 1977, Geimer (née Gailey) — then only 13 — was at a party where she was given champagne and quaaludes and was then sexually assaulted by famous director Roman Polanski. Polanski… » 9/16/13 1:20pm 9/16/13 1:20pm

Artsy Male Directors At Cannes Say Sexist Shit Too. Who'da Thunk?

These might the kind of sound bites you'd think would come from, say, the premiere of a Michael Bay movie, but — nope! Roman Polanski and Francois Ozon, two iconic male directors, with scores of nuanced, sensitive and artistic films behind them (although, obviously, not without a patchy sexual history on Polanski's… » 5/25/13 5:00pm 5/25/13 5:00pm

Former Teenager Who Was Raped By Roman Polanski Is Writing a Memoir

The 13-year-old who Roman Polanski raped — hey, people/Associated Press, let's remember he was not "convicted of having sex with" her but convicted of forcing a young teenager to have oral, anal, and vaginal sex with him — is now 47 and writing a tell-all memoir called The Girl: Emerging from the Shadow of Roman… » 10/10/12 12:50pm 10/10/12 12:50pm

Taylor Swift Cheats on a Kennedy With a Schwarzenegger

This is probably, prrrrrobably not true, but feelings-haver Taylor Swift may have made an enemy of Camelot by attempting to collect Kennedy boys like Pokémon. Apparently Tay-Tay made out with Patrick Schwarzenegger at a family event she attended with her boyfriend Conor Kennedy, and the whole clan except Conor is aware… » 10/10/12 9:00am 10/10/12 9:00am

Polanski Apologist Becomes Anti-Stoning Advocate

Bernard-Henri Levy, the mastermind of the celebrity petition to free Roman Polanski, has now started a campaign to persuade the Iranian government to spare Sakineh Ashtiani from stoning. He's an odd man for the job. » 8/23/10 9:30am 8/23/10 9:30am