Polanski's rape victim reveals horror of traumatic incident
Roman Polanski's rape victim, Samantha Geimer, has reportedly revealed all about the 1977 scandal in her new book, 'The Girl', which is in stark contrast with his claims.books Updated: Sep 17, 2013 12:05 IST
Roman Polanski's rape victim, Samantha Geimer, has reportedly revealed all about the 1977 scandal in her new book, 'The Girl', which is in stark contrast with his claims.
Polanski had claimed that the sex was consensual, but Geimer offers an intimate look at the chain of events in her book, written with her lawyer Lawrence Silver and Judith Newman, with an immediacy that contradicts his claims, the New York Daily News reported.
The 50-year old, who was back then a 13-year old aspiring actress from Southern California, had met the now 80-year old International filmmaker through a producer friend, and has written all about the horrific incident.
The film director, who was said to be looking for girls to model for a spread in Vogue Paris, was arrested and charged in Los Angeles with a number of offenses, including rape by use of drugs, perversion, sodomy, lewd and lascivious act upon a child under 14, and furnishing a controlled substance to a minor.
Though Polanski pleaded not guilty, he later accepted a plea bargain, whose terms included dismissal of five of the initial charges in exchange for a guilty plea to the lesser charge of engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse .