The Industry's reflexive reaction protesting the arrest of Roman Polanski (who, if you’ve forgotten, drugged, raped and sodomized a 13- year-old actress) makes my blood boil.
In the New Hollywood there is no equivalent term for what prisoners call “short eyes.” That label will get you killed in prison. Hardened criminals have families of their own and don’t take kindly to the rape of a child. What do prisoners know that Hollywood has forgotten?
It’s very simple, actually. Children are not born to be props or sexual objects.
They are not Meerkats on an African savannah, available for exploitation by any “Documentarian” who passes by. A child’s naivete is not the proper target for cunning marketing schemes or sexual predation. ...