Roman Polanski is once again fighting extradition to the United States, where he pleaded guilty in 1977 to drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl. Polanski fled the United States after serving 42 days in jail, which his lawyers now argue should count as having done his time.
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.…
Samantha Geimer, who was raped in 1977 at the age of 13 by Roman Polanski, is breaking her 35-year silence to tell her side of the story in her forthcoming memoir The Girl. In an interesting legal twist, the cover of the book was actually shot by the famous director shortly before the assault.
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…
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…
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…
In a new documentary, Roman Polanski publicly admits for the first time that he actually hurt Samantha Geimer when he raped her back in 1977.
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Roman Polanski's rape victim appeared on Larry King last night to speak about the crime for the first time in years. She forgave Polanski, but isn't forgiving the media.
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- Despite failing two recent drug tests, sources say Lindsay Lohan probably won't be sent to jail after her hearing tomorrow due to legal technicalities.
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- Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell were reportedly none too pleased when they learned that Lady Gaga would be joining them for a fashion shoot:
Los Angeles and federal authorities are arguing about whose fault it is that Roman Polanski wasn't extradited. But some Swiss papers say their government was swayed by his wealth and fame.