SkullandChains Report This Comment
Date: October 19, 2009 10:14AM
Roman Polanski Out of Jail for Medical Treatment
He's not out of the woods, but director Roman Polanski is out of jail, at least
The director's French lawyer says that the 76-year-old director is receiving
medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment, according to Reuters.
"All I know is that he has been taken from prison for medical attention. I
don't know where he is or when he will be returned to prison," lawyer Herve
Wherever the director is, he's still under supervision.
"He is still in detention. If necessary he has all the medical care
(needed). It can be in prison or in hospital, in general," a spokesperson
for Switzerland's Federal Office of Justice told the news agency.
Having been denied bail, the Oscar-winner has been in a Swiss jail since last
month awaiting an extradition hearing to decide whether he will be returned to
the United States.
Polanski fled the United States in 1978 before he could be sentenced for
drugging, raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl.
quasi Report This Comment
Date: October 19, 2009 10:31AM
I'm sure Barry will find a job for him in the White House.
Mrkim Report This Comment
Date: October 19, 2009 11:04AM
Yeah, he could partner up with his NAMBLA buddy to cover the teenage girls side
of the issue. Surely there's room for another totally demented czar in Big Os