roman polanski

Elijah Wood Claims Child Sex Abuse In Hollywood Is An Out-Of-Control Nightmare

It’s easy to see how quick the industry is to defend the act, especially when the perpetrator is white and male (which most top Hollywood people are).

Kelly Kanayama | May 23, 2016 - 11:36 am

Samantha Geimer On Roman Polanski: “Some Old Guy Molested Me … That Is Really Not An Uncommon Thing”

“For me, some old guy molested me. In the experience of life, you understand that this is really not an uncommon thing and lots of more awful things happen to…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2013 - 11:00 am

Samantha Gailey Geimer, Raped At 13 By Roman Polanski, Publishes Memoir

In 1977, the filmmaker Roman Polanski asked the mother of a 13-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey if he could photograph her daughter for French Vogue. The mom agreed and the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Roman Polanski Gripes The Birth Control Pill Has “Masculinized” Women

I know you care about the opinions of a man who, in 1977, gave a Quaalude and champagne to a 13-year-old girl before he raped her. This weekend, filmmaker Roman

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2013 - 11:20 am

Prada Produces An Aesthetically Pleasing Short Film Directed By Roman Polanski

High fashion films have a track record of being consistently gorgeous. I’m not talking about, say, “The Devil Wears Prada” (though I will never not argue that it’s one of…

Rachel Krause | May 23, 2012 - 11:20 am

10 Playboy Playmates Who Got In Trouble With The Law

Playboy Playmates are known for being bastions of class and social distinction, but sometimes something in them snaps and they go bad. This was apparently the case with1968 Playmate Angela Dorian,…

abarlow | December 14, 2010 - 12:00 pm

A Third Woman Accuses Roman Polanski Of Rape

Former model and Glamour editor Edith Vogelhut has recently come forward to say that she was also raped by Roman Polanski. Vogelhut claims that in 1974, when she was 21…

Kelli Bender | July 27, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Filmmaker/Exile/Rapist Roman Polanski Is Now A Free Man

Roman Polanski will walk free: Switzerland has denied the United States’ request to extradite the filmmaker on a 1977 rape charge. Back then, Polanski served 42 days of a 90…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Woody Allen Speaks Up For Roman Polanski

Good news, Roman Polanski, a man who cheated on his partner with her adopted daughter is on your side! On Saturday, director Woody Allen told the media at the Cannes…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2010 - 4:20 pm

A Second Woman Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Roman Polanski

Today, British actress Charlotte Lewis and ever-present celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred held a press conference in which Lewis accused director Roman Polanski of sexually assaulting her. Both women remained vague…

Kelli Bender | May 14, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Quotable: Roman Polanski Claims Unfair Treatment

“I can no longer remain silent because the United States continues to demand my extradition more to serve me on a platter to the media of the world than to…

Annika Harris | May 3, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Roman Polanski Has A Friend In A Really High Place — President Nicolas Sarkozy

Roman Polanski, who has dual citizenship in Poland and France, reportedly enlisted French President Nicolas Sarkozy in his bid for leniency in his child-sex case, according to the French newspaper…

Annika Harris | April 20, 2010 - 4:10 pm
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