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Popular actor accused of sexually assaulting minor girl

Monday, June 22, 2020 • Tamil Comments

'The Fault Of Our Stars' actor Ansel Elgort has been accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in 2014.

A woman, identified as Gabby, released a statement on Twitter with the caption 'My story with Ansel Elgort', detailing the alleged 2014 assault. "Instead of asking me if I wanted to stop having sex knowing it was my first time and I was sobbing in pain and I didn't want to do it the only words that came out of his mouth were 'we need to break you in' I WASNT there in that moment mentally. I disassociated myself and just felt like my mind was gone I was in shock I couldn't leave I was only 5'2 and 98 pounds. He made me think this is how sex was supposed to be," she wrote. Ansel Elgort responded in a statement that he did not deny being in a relationship with the girl, but added that it was consensual in nature. However, he mentioned that he did not handle the break-up well when the relationship ended.

"I was distressed to see the social media posts about me that have been circulating in the past 24 hours. I cannot claim to understand her feelings but her description of events is simply not what happened. I have never and would never assault anyone. What is true is that in New York in 2014, when I was 20, she and I had a brief, legal and entirely consensual relationship. Unfortunately, I did not handle the breakup well. I stopped responding to her, which is an immature and cruel thing to do to someone. I know this belated apology does not absolve me of my unacceptable behavior when I disappeared. As I look back at my attitude, I am disgusted and deeply ashamed of the way I acted. I am truly sorry. I know I must continue to reflect, learn, and work to grow in empathy," his statement read.

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