…but there’s no way the US is letting that happen without a fight. He’s one of the most well-known, rich, and famous fugitives of all time. The US should be humiliated. There’s no way they’re letting him back in without a fight. They won’t even agree to have a fight until he returns, so that they can lock him up without a fight.
Recently, Polanski tried to have his three-decade-old rape charge against him dismissed, but according to THR, as of today, prosecutors are challenging his bid. They backed it up with some new, extremely graphic documents of his sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl.
Prosecutors say Polanski’s motion should be denied outright, adding that his claims of judicial misconduct cannot be heard in court unless he returns to the U.S.
As a fugitive, the filmmaker would risk arrest if he entered the country. He fled in 1977 after pleading guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. He has lived in self-imposed exile in France since then. His lawyers have suggested that the matter can be argued without his presence.
Why would he even want to come back? Just stay in France. I hear the cheese is amazing.