LOS ANGELES — It seems that Hollywood has lined up in support of Roman Polanski, who was arrested in Switzerland over the weekend, 31 years after he fled the United States following a guilty plea to having had sex with a 13-year old girl. Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, Woody Allen, Michael Mann, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Weinstein and more than 100 others have signed a letter asking that he be released. Read the full article
Roman Polanski is a rapist and should be prosecuted as such. Woody Allen? Well now, he’s got a great reputation regarding sex with children, don’t ya know. David Lynch? what a weirdo, eh? And who knows WHAT Tilda Swinton is thinking! This is sick shit – Hollywood mellowed? We live in a rape culture where we are so inured to anti-social and abusive sexual behavior rape has become acceptable. Hey, it’s even endorsed by Hollywood it’s so damn hip and happening!
TRULY: It is NOT OKAY for an adult man to have sex with a 13-year-old girl no matter what.