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Whoopi Goldberg is facing a fierce backlash after saying that film director Roman Polanski didn’t commit “rape-rape” when he had unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl.

Whoopi is a complete tit. Not so much for the sentiment which is purely that of the tribe of celebs rallying around one of their own. I note the petition now includes the signature of Woody Allen who fucked his own adopted daughter. I guess it’s pay-back time for Woody. But that’s not my main point. My main point is linguistic. Now we all (well all of us who sat through Sister Act anyway) know Ms Goldberg is not the sharpest pencil in the box but “rape-rape”? Has she been channelling Oprah? Have they done a mind-meld? Because “rape-rape” smacks somewhat of “vajayjay” which is Oprah’s baby-talk for the word “vagina”. Yes, vagina. See I’ve used it again. Grown-up people can use such words without embarrassment though in the case of Oprah I seem to prefer the term “twat”. Especially after she decided Obama was the One True King.

I can obviously see where Ms Goldberg is going in trying to excuse Polanski’s crime but the great irony is that the phrase (if I can call it that) “rape-rape” is oddly quite accurate for a case involving both vaginal (sorry vajayjayal) penetration and anal penetration. Roman Polanski did it. Get over it Hollywood because this is not Oscar Wilde being persecuted for a bit of man-love but one really depraved individual who fucked a child up the ass.

Read the whole thing. It is no wonder these people are entertainers if they can perform moral triple salcos like that because who knows what they can do when the director shouts, “Action!”?

PS I have seen one Polanski movie. I saw Rosemary’s Baby and thought it quite good. Although considering it showed a Satanic rape scene…

H/T indirectly to Julia M who made me think this through again.


  1. RAB says:

    Yes it was obvious that I was doing my post on the Polanski thread below, as you were putting this article up. It wasn’t there when I started typing.

    I really really hate rich elites that think that the laws are there to keep the little people in order and out of their way, while they can buy, bribe or simply ignore their way out of trouble. Remember Ivana Trump? “Only the little people pay taxes!”

    I saw this, in relation to this story. Ok it’s the Mail again, but it is not wrong.
    It goes to the heart of the attitude of the European Union, if we want to expand the topic a bit.
    Please do not trouble us with your outmoded ideas of Democracy, you little people.
    Shut up and do as we say, while we, the enlightened Elite, will do exactly as we please.–real-reasons-French-lionise-Roman-Polanski.html

  2. alison says:

    “Whoopi Goldberg is facing a fierce backlash after saying that film director Roman Polanski didn’t commit “rape-rape” when he had unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl”

    Spot the deliberate error.

  3. alison says:

    And kudos to Luc Besson who at least recognises that noone is above the law which is supposed to treat us all equally. May as well remove Lady Justice’ blindfold in Hollywood. Nothing is beyond the pale up on the Hill. That these people hold so much influence in politics and culture is depressing.

  4. Paul Marks says:

    I suppose the idea is “the girl consented so it was not rape”.

    Well that may be what the 40 plus year old women says now – and, please remember, this women has been PAID OFF by Mr Polanski, so her statement might has well have been directly written by him. However, that was not what the 13 year old girl reported at the time.

    Mr Polanski in fact gave the 13 year old girl drugs – she was off her head when he had sex with her.

    Sorry, but if this is not “rape, rape” I do not know what is.

  5. NickM says:

    No Paul, it was just rape. Pure and simple.

    I was taking the mick out of Goldberg for her ludicrous neologism.

    Primarily because I was trying to take a new angle on a story that must have been done to death.

    A thirteen year old can’t consent… Well she can. I mean there is no point raising the hordes over a game of “you show me yours…” between kids. But no, a bloke older than I currently am at the time plying her with champagne and drugs… It’s obscene. It’s revolting.

    I have problems with US law on statutary rape. But this was not the 17 year old Football Captain getting a blowjob from a fifteen year old cheerleader.

  6. Sam Duncan says:

    Aye, it’s all so different when it’s one of their own. If a redneck from Alabama named Jim-Bob had said the exact same thing about his boy who’s just been banged up in the big house, they’d be all over it like a rash. “Typical right-wing insensitivity…”

  7. Roman Polanski has comitted a crime and he should be punished in one way or another. You cannot just forgive someone who abused an underage girl.

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