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Annabella Sciorra Accuses Harvey Weinstein Of Raping Her
Sciorra revealed her harrowing experience to The New Yorker after first admitting that she was so afraid of Weinstein that she lied to a reporter when contacted about Weinstein allegations.
“I was so scared. I was looking out the window of my living room, and I faced the water of the East River,” she said, recalling our initial conversation. “I really wanted to tell you. I was like, ‘This is the moment you’ve been waiting for your whole life. . . .’ ” she said. “I really, really panicked,” she added. “I was shaking. And I just wanted to get off the phone.”
This the trauma women have to deal with as a result of sexual assault.
Here is graphic account of the night Sciorra claims Weinstein attacked her sexually:
Then Weinstein grabbed her, she said. “He shoved me onto the bed, and he got on top of me.” Sciorra struggled. “I kicked and I yelled,” she said, but Weinstein locked her arms over her head with one hand and forced sexual intercourse on her. “When he was done, he ejaculated on my leg, and on my nightgown.” It was a family heirloom, handed down from relatives in Italy and embroidered in white cotton. “He said, ‘I have impeccable timing,’ and then he said, ‘This is for you.’ ” Sciorra paused. “And then he attempted to perform oral sex on me. And I struggled, but I had very little strength left in me.” Sciorra said that her body started to shake violently. “I think, in a way, that’s what made him leave, because it looked like I was having a seizure or something.”
There are very words appropriate enough to describe exactly the kind of man Harvey Weinstein appears to be. Sick, disgusting, depraved, degenerate just don’t seem to capture the type of monster one has to be to do the things of which is he accused.
Sadly, we are probably still in the early stages of women coming forward. We image there will be MANY more before it’s all said and done.