Mira Sorvino Discloses She Was Date Raped, Actress Wants “Justice” For Survivors

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Mira Sorvino Discloses She Was Date Raped, Actress Wants “Justice” For Survivors
Actress Mira Sorvino, a prominent voice within the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements and an early accuser of Harvey Weinstein, has disclosed for the first time that she was date raped.

Sorvino was speaking during a news conference with New York governor Andrew Cuomo as part of a campaign to drop the statute of limitations surrounding rape allegations.

Speaking about her ordeal for the first time, the Oscar-winning actress revealed, “I can stand here before you and say not only was I a sexual harassment and battery victim at the hands of Mr Weinstein, but I’m also a sexual assault victim and I’m also a survivor of date rape.”

According to the AP, Sorvino didn’t go into detail about the incident, but wanted to disclose the assault to help others.

“I am doing it here to try and help, because there are all these survivors out
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