Roman Polanski Rape Victim Releasing Book

Cover features picture of her as a teen, taken by Polanski


The woman who Roman Polanski raped back in 1977 is opening up about her experiences with the famed director in a new book, which features a shocking cover image.

"The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski" by Samantha Geimer features a bold photo on its cover of a then 13-year-old Geimer just days before Polanski drugged and raped her in the home of Jack Nicholson.

The image was taken by Polanski himself in his first photo shoot with Geimer—whose maiden name is Samantha Gailey. It was at his second photo session with the child that Polanski raped her and gave her alcohol and a Quaalude.