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Gore Vidal rips Polanski rape victim as “Young Hooker”

November 1, 2009

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The 83-year-old Vidal recently told The Atlantic magazine he has no sympathy for Samantha Geimer, Polanski’s victim.Even though I’m huge fan of Gore, he may have take this a little bit too far.I dont even understand why he did  feel necessary to express his opinion on the matter when Polanski himself pleaded guilty in 1977 after being indicted for raping the girl.

“Look, am I going to sit and weep every time a young hooker feels as though she’s being taken advantage of?”said Vidal, a screenwriter and novelist, who ran in the same circles as Polanski in the 1970s.

He said the media pushed a false image of Geimer.. He fled to Europe before he was sentenced. He was arrested in Switzerland in September and faces extradition.

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Anthony Mackie will join 24 hours Play on Broadway

October 27, 2009

Among the many performers scheduled to take part in the event are Ashton Kutcher ,Demi Moore, and Jennifer Aniston, as well as Liev Schreiber, Billy Crudup, Sam Rockwell, Julia Stiles,Rachel Dratch and the downtown power couple of David Cross and Amber Tamblyn.

Lavo Restaurant and Nightclub Grand Opening

This year’s playwrights include David Lindsay-Abaire, Nathan Jackson and Theresa Rebeck, and the musical guests include the Swedish rock band A Camp. The annual production, which will take place on Nov. 9 at the American Airlines Theater, calls for creative types to write, direct and perform six original short plays in just under a day. The event is sponsored by Montblanc and is a benefit for Urban Arts Partnership, which provides arts programs for New York public schools.

source NYtimes.com