charlotte lewis gloria allred Actress Charlotte Lewis claims Roman Polanski sexually abused her at 16; Gloria Allred steps inBritish actress Charlotte Lewis has just come forward claiming director Roman Polanski abused her over 25 years ago — and Gloria Allred, taking a quick breather from defending the rights of Hollywood’s mistresses, is making it her duty to claim justice for the alleged victim.

Allred held a press conference around 10:45 a.m. PT Friday (May 14) with Lewis by her side. Lewis, who worked with Polanski in the 1986 movie “Pirates” when she was 16, claims the director knew her age when he sexually abused her.

]]>L.A. County Deputy D.A. David Walgren late yesterday and made the allegations, according to TMZ. No word yet if Lewis’ claims will be used for the extradition or sentencing case involving Polanski. Allred reiterated Lewis’ purpose in coming forward now by stating that she wants him to “come back to the U.S., face the courts and be sentenced.” “All I want is justice,” says Lewis.