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She is the 13-year-old who was raped by the much garlanded film director, Roman Polanski. The rape occurred in 1977. The ensuing court case, which was dubbed the trial of the century at the time, led to a media feeding-frenzy. Now, over forty years later, it has erupted again. “I'm sex victim girl! That's my ...
Tarantino has also announced the film's title, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and the release date has been set as 9 August, 2019, on the 50th anniversary of the murders, in which the heavily pregnant Tate, then married to Roman Polanski, along with three friends and a visitor to the house's caretaker, ...

Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman says she regrets having signed a petition insisting that the Swiss release director Roman Polanski not be brought to the United States to face justice. “I very much regret it,” Portman, 36, recently said in an interview with BuzzFeed. “I take responsibility for not thinking ...
In a world exclusive interview with Hot Press (publication date Thursday Feb 21), Samantha Geimer – who was raped by the Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski when she was just 13-years of age – talks in detail about what happened; about her experience during the rape trial; and the way she ...
In a wide-ranging interview with BuzzFeed, the Oscar-winning actress, who has been heavily involved with the Time's Up initiative that combats sexual harassment in workplaces across industries, acknowledged a 2009 petition she signed in support of Roman Polanski, the European filmmaker who was ...
The Confessional Art of Louis C.K., Roman Polanski, and Aziz Ansari. When artists reveal their ... In light of recent revelations in connection with the #metoo movement, I've noticed something about the work of Aziz Ansari, as well as with Louis C.K. and even as far back a Roman Polanski. Knowing what we ...

In 2008, film-maker Marina Zenovich caught the mood and pushed it further with her documentary, the queasily titled Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, which argued that Polanski was the victim of gross judicial misconduct during his case. (In one of those ironies we can only appreciate in retrospect, ...
... of the open letter was Oscar-nominated French star Catherine Deneuve. Already known for her controversial stance toward harassment, Deneuve has said she finds the #MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc social media actions "excessive." That's after she expressed her support for director Roman Polanski, ...
Roman Polanski will not face criminal charges for allegations of 1975 molesting ... Los Angeles prosecutors will not bring criminal charges against Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski after a woman said he molested her in 1975 – when she was 10 years old – because the allegations are too old.
This past fall, artist Marianne Barnard came forward to accuse Roman Polanski of allegedly molesting her when she was 10 years old in 1975. As a result, the LAPD opened a new investigation into the director, who famously fled the country after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in ...
Oprah aside, this year's Golden Globes were underwhelming, with most people still afraid to address the elephant in the room, and hypocrisy extended to some of the honors bestowed and the Time's Up pin worn by artists who have collaborated with Woody Allen and Roman Polanski. But the show wasn't ...
IN news that feels like it should be shocking but somehow isn't at all, Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Kevin Spacey, Casey Affleck and Mel Gibson are all still proud card-carrying ... French-Polish director Roman Polanski pleaded guilty to raping a child in 1977, but still he remains a member of the Academy.
Roman Polanski would clearly rather endure the cold in Switzerland than feel the heat in the U.S. ... as he remains a fugitive from justice for raping a 13-year-old girl 40 years ago. The famed director of "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Pianist" sought cover with the help of an umbrella Saturday in Gstaad.
In 1977, Roman Polanski asked a young mother if he could photograph her 13-year-old daughter, an aspiring model named Samantha Geimer. During a private modelling session, he proceeded to ply the girl with alcohol and quaaludes, before raping her. In 2003, Hollywood figureheads including Meryl ...
In the wake of the rampant accusations of sexual assault taking place in Hollywood, all eyes are — once again — on director Roman Polanski, who has been living as a fugitive since he was charged with drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl in 1978. And now, the LAPD says they are investigating a new ...
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims that Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski subjected a 10-year-old girl to sexual assault in 1975, according to a report by Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) official Josh Rubenstein has told the daily that while the case cannot be ...
For decades, men like Harvey Weinstein enjoyed the strange freedom of their open secrets, and the people they oppressed were too ashamed of what had been done to them to ever speak up. Now that the secret is over, so are the days of hiding in the shadows. Roman Polanski, more than most, continued ...

The Los Angeles Police Department said it is investigating allegations that director Roman Polanski in 1975 molested a child when she was 10, even though the case cannot be prosecuted because the statute of limitations has expired. Josh Rubenstein, the LAPD communications director, said the ...
Roman Polanski and actress Sharon Tate had one of the most infamous and tragic relationships in Hollywood history. Their complicated ...
Roman Polanski attends a press conference after the announcement at the regional court in Krakow on October 30, 2015 not to extradite him to ...
Filmmaker Roman Polanski fled the U.S. in 1978 after pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a 13-year-old and has been living and working in ...
Roman Polanski attends a press conference after the announcement at the regional court in Krakow on October 30, 2015 not to extradite him to ...
A Californian artist has accused Roman Polanski of sexually assaulting her when she was 10 years old, the fifth such allegation of abuse made ...
AN ARTIST has accused movie director and convicted child rapist Roman Polanski of taking photos of her naked on a deserted beach wearing ...
“It is our understanding that (the accused and now prosecuted) rapist Bill Cosby, and convicted pedophile rapist Roman Polanski are still ...
It is the first time the controversial director has been to Poland since a Polish court rejected a U.S. extradition request last year. Roman Polanski ...
“Finally, the group that counts among its current members Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby and Mel Gibson has found the one guy who has treated ...
Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Woody Allen? ... Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski looks on as he attends a news conference in Krakow, ...
The 2009 piece by Weinstein was written for The Independent and titled, “Polanski has served his time and must be freed.” In the article, the ...
Roman Polanski is known for many things: He's the director of the classic films like Rosemary's Baby and Chinatown. He's the widower of ...
In a rare press interview, Roman Polanski has addressed the decades-old sexual assault case that continues to dominate any discussion of the ...
In today's International Newswire, Roman Polanski returns to the Zurich Film Festival, eight years after he was arrested on his way to the Swiss ...
Roman Polanski's 1971 adaptation of Macbeth was notable for its violence, its torturous production, and for its many, many breasts. While it ...
FIVE more women have come forward to accuse convicted child rapist Roman Polanski of sexual abuse, according to the founder of a website ...
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2017 file photo French-Polish film director Roman Polanski, right, arrives before the screening of "Based on a True Story ...
Renate Langer, a 61-year-old former German actress, has reported to the Swiss police that the film director Roman Polanski raped her at a ...
... and was turned into a film by Roman Polanski. He is also well known for his evenings of one-act comedies All In The Timing and Time Flies.
The influence of Dario Argento and Roman Polanski continues to run strong in the work of Darren Aronofsky if the first full trailer for his latest, ...
The psychological thriller has drawn comparisons with the work of Alfred Hitchcock and Roman Polanski. The title is derived from the ...
It's more that his portrayal of the Jewish composer Władysław Szpilman in Roman Polanski's epic film of the Holocaust exacted an emotional ...
... not long before he died (and where, incidentally, Rosemary's Baby film director Roman Polanski was in the audience with his apparent friend ...
But perhaps because it is directed by a man who has been proven to have been horrendous to women (Roman Polanski was accused of ...
Try Roman Polanski's escapist version with its real estate porn. Or swoon with a couple of royal bodice-rippers starring Alan Rickman, Matthias ...
Tarantino's film, according to the Hollywood Reporter, will focus at least in part on Sharon Tate, actress and wife of director Roman Polanski, ...
When most people think about the films of Roman Polanski they immediately turn to his more dramatic endeavors such as Chinatown or the ...
... of five people, including pregnant actor Sharon Tate – wife of director Roman Polanski – carried out by followers of Charles Manson in 1969.
The woman whom fugitive movie director Roman Polanski admitted he raped 40 years ago will attend a court hearing in Los Angeles on Friday ...
The woman raped by Roman Polanski in 1977 when she was 13 years old today stepped into the self-exiled Oscar-winning director's latest ...
Roman Polanski pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl at Jack Nicholson's house but fled the US on the eve of ...
“If we're going to judge R. Kelly we gotta' judge Roman Polanski,” Cannon said of the Oscar-winning director who pleaded guilty to unlawful ...


 

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