Roman Polanski is going through new sexual attack allegations.
The 86-year-old director of “Rosemary’s Child,” “Chinatown” and different movies is being accused of raping a French lady, Valentine Monnier, in 1975 when she used to be 18 at Polanski’s chalet in Gstaad, Switzerland, in line with The Father or mother by the use of Le Parisien.
Fox Information does no longer usually divulge the identities of purported rape sufferers, however Monnier consented to be recognized via Le Parisien when she instructed the paper her tale.
In the most recent allegation levied in opposition to the Polish-born filmmaker, Monnier, now 62, detailed the alleged attack to the French e-newsletter, Le Parisien, announcing that it passed off after the 2 completed a ski run, including the alleged assault used to be “extraordinarily violent.”
“I had no hyperlinks with him, neither non-public nor skilled, and rarely knew him,” Monnier, a former fashion who labored in New York, instructed the native outlet.
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“The response time isn’t value forgetting,” Monnier reportedly instructed the newspaper (by the use of Time limit). “Rape is a time bomb.”
Consistent with Time limit, Monnier instructed Le Parisien that following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, she used to be susceptible to inform her tale and wrote the Los Angeles Police Division in addition to the French first woman, Brigitte Macron.
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Polanski’s lawyer Hervé Temime instructed The Father or mother on Friday that the Oscar-winning director “firmly denies all accusations of rape”, including that the allegations “which date again 45 years have by no means been reported to judicial government.”
Consistent with Time limit, Monnier claimed that the alleged sexual attack took place after the 2 completed up at the slopes and had dinner at a cafe. The previous fashion maintains that she and Polanski headed again to the lodge and that she went to a separate room to modify.
“Existence hadn’t taught me how you can be suspicious but,” Monnier instructed the French paper.
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Monnier then claimed that Polanski referred to as for her after which allegedly threw himself on her, hit her and ripped off her clothes ahead of forcefully looking to get her to swallow a tablet. Polanski then allegedly raped Monnier and apologized to her later on, claimed Monnier.
Within the article, Monnier stated she instructed her tale to a easiest pal, then to some other person who ultimately turned into her boyfriend. The French e-newsletter reported that each events corroborated that Monnier voiced to them her come upon with Polanski. Monnier additionally confided in her husband in 1993, in line with Le Parisien.
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Consistent with Time limit, Polanski — whose 2d spouse, actress Sharon Tate, used to be murdered via individuals of the Charles Manson “Circle of relatives” in 1969 — has no longer returned to the U.S. since fleeing the rustic in 1978 after he pleaded accountable to statutory rape. Consistent with the hole, he left the U.S. ahead of sentencing.
Polanski’s lawyer didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.