Roman Polanski sex victim writing a book
The former teen whom Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with -- leading to one of Hollywood's most notorious scandals and the director's flight from the United States -- is writing a memoir, The Associated Press reports.
Samantha Geimer, now 47, has a deal with Atria Books for "The Girl: Emerging from the Shadow of Roman Polanski." Atria, a Simon & Schuster imprint, announced Tuesday that the book will come out next fall. According to Atria, Geimer will provide "insight into many dimensions of the story that have never previously been revealed."
"I am more than 'Sex Victim Girl,' a tag the media pinned on me," Geimer, who long ago identified herself as Polanski's victim, said in a statement released through Atria.
Financial terms were not disclosed. Geimer's attorney, Lawrence Silver, will contribute to the book, adding "his insights on the many fascinating and even shocking legal aspects of the story."