Author Phillip Lambro, who worked as the composer on Roman Polanski's 1974 masterpiece Chinatown, is recycling allegations he's made against the director in order to re-energize sales of his Hollywood tell-all, Close Encounters of The Worst Kind.
Lambro says in a press release issued this week that Polanski was attracted to teenage girls like Samantha Geimer, a 13-year-old whose complaints against the filmmaker led to a guilty plea for unlawful sex with a minor and self exile from America to avoid prison time.
"Polanski is a contradiction and distortion like his life," Lambro states. "When I witnessed him answering sex-for-sale ads from 15-year-old girls under the name of Paul while he was working in the Paramount editing room, we must deduce that his judgment was amiss."
"If I saw Polanski answering ads posted by other under-aged girls, who's to say how many minors he had sex with or drugged?" Lambro states.
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And, of course, you can read more about it in the book, which was published in 2007 but is being resurrected as Polanski faces extradition to the United States on that 1977 conviction.