Posts with tag "rape"
- Posted Sep 30th 2009 at 12:00 PM by Soraya Roberts
Outspoken comedienne and 'View' co-host Whoopi Goldberg has come out to defend filmmaker Roman Polanski, claiming that he did not commit "rape-rape." Goldberg was responding to the director's arrest in Switzerland on Saturday for a 30-year-old rape conviction. Polanski is facing extradition to the US after having fled the country in 1978 following his conviction, which involved a 13-year-old...
- Posted Sep 28th 2009 at 04:01 PM by PopEater Staff
While Roman Polanski was arrested over the weekend for a statutory rape he committed more than thirty years ago, he has had one very unlikely person defending him in recent years -- his victim. Samantha Geimer, who was 13 years old when Polanski raped her at Jack Nicholson's house in 1977, recently filed a formal request asking Los Angeles prosecutors to drop charges against Polanski. In...
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