The latest alleged victims say they finally chose to speak out following the recent revelations involving Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, which unleashed a wave of sexual harassment accusations committed by men in powerful positions, especially within the entertainment industry, via the MeToo hashtag. In France, the Weinstein scandal also prompted the birth of the hashtag BalanceTonPorc "squeal on your pig" , which encouraged thousands of women to name and shame their sexual harassers on Twitter and other social media. In , Polanski pleaded guilty to statutory rape of a year-old girl after she dropped more serious charges against him. Polanski was 43 at the time, and spent 42 days in jail before being released on parole for good behavior.
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Roman Polanski "ruled her entire life," a friend says of Sharon Tate. Tate was reportedly deeply in love with Polanski, who was nine years her senior, but also very intimidated by him. Her problem was that she had always been beautiful, and people were forever losing themselves in fantasy over her — electing her a beauty queen, imagining her as a wife, dreaming of a caress. Most people had fantasies. But a few people, like Polanski, took charge. He preferred her with nothing, no makeup. The director allegedly refused to sleep with Tate after she became pregnant with his baby in , and urged her to get an abortion.
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Paul Whitington. Roman Polanski was in the news last week, and for all the wrong reasons. No matter how old or distinguished he gets, Polanski will never be allowed to forget the events of March 11, , when he was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with the sexual assault of a year-old girl during a magazine photo-shoot.
Nearly one year after he was expelled from the ranks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , director Roman Polanski has filed suit against the organization, arguing that the academy did not follow proper procedure in ejecting him and that he should be reinstated. Polanski pleaded guilty in to unlawful sex with a minor, thenyear-old Samantha Geimer. Since fleeing the country, he has been living in exile in Europe for the past four decades and is considered a fugitive by the U. What else do they want from an year-old man?