charlotte lewis says roman polanski raped her too

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editor - May 15, 2010

When he was at the peak of his fame in 1977, director Roman Polanski drugged and anally raped a 13-year-old girl while she begged him to stop. That was illegal in LA back then (misdemeanor now), so he scurried off to France to live with the rest of the perverts.

He's still fighting extradition back to the US to face these charges and serve his time, and today's news probably won't make him run over here any faster.

Charlotte Lewis, who starred in the Polanski film Pirates, spoke at a news conference Friday saying "he (Roman Polanski) sexually abused me in the worst possible way when I was 16 years old."
"In addition to the fact that both myself and his previous victim were underage, I believe that there are other similarities in the crime that he committed."
She continued, "Mr. Polanski knew that I was only 16 years old when he met me and forced himself upon me in his apartment in Paris. He took advantage of me and I have lived with the effects of his behavior ever since it occurred. All I want is justice."

Look, no one is saying guys shouldn't have anal sex with hot teen girls, okay. I don't think anyone has come here today to argue against that. The problem comes when they're closer to 12 than 20. And if you plan to claim they wanted it, don't drug them until they're unconsciousness first. It sends mixed messages.

(4 of her playboy pics under the cut, the rest on

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