Gina Lollobrigida says she was sexually abused twice

Actress makes revelation in interview with Bruno Vespa

(ANSA) - Rome, November 9 - Italian screen icon Gina Lollobrigida, 90, revealed during an interview with Italian journalist Bruno Vespa late Wednesday that she was sexually abused twice during her career.
    Lollobrigida made the revelations after Vespa asked her what she thought about the recent wave of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
    "I think they should have reported it a long time ago but they didn't have the courage," she said, then unexpectedly adding, "but I didn't have the courage either".
    "When harassment isn't harassment but something more, you can't eliminate it, it stays inside and conditions your personality; your actions are always subject to this memory," she said.
    She referred to "two people, one foreign and one Italian", the first episode at age 19 and the second after she was married and had begun to work in film.
   

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