Ansel Elgort Fans Denounce His Denial of Sexual Assault Accusation, Others Doubt Accuser
Ansel Elgort's refusal to have sex with an underage girl that was not consensual triggered an avalanche of fans' reactions on Saturday night, questioning either the truth of his testimony or the truthfulness of his accuser.
"I can't pretend to understand Gabby's feelings, but her description of the events is simply not what happened. I never and would never attack anyone," he said in an Instagram post looking back my stance, i'm disgusted and ashamed of my behavior. i'm really sorry. i know that i have to keep thinking, learning and working to develop empathy. "
The response was quick and the commentators expressed strong opinions on both sides.
Read also: Ansel Elgort is accused of sexually assaulting the 17-year-old girl in 2014
"Maybe it's not what happened in your eyes, but if it felt like it to you, it's time to look at the way you see sex," wrote a user named quarantined_chucky. "She was 17, you did not provide any evidence to the contrary. We all want to believe that this is a misunderstanding, but even if it is a misunderstanding, Gabby must be excused directly and explained why she says that she is barely 17 at the time Was years old, you know? "
“In the truest sense of the word the worst answer to that. I hope you at least apologized personally to her. “Sshannonwilliams wrote.
JLsmits wrote, "This is not even an excuse. You discredit it, make excuses, and apologize for the excuse you gave."
While _.cullen._ said, "The fact that he gets away with it is disgusting."
Read also: Ansel Elgort denies allegations of sexual assault in 2014: "Just not what happened"
But others question the girl's motif, known only as Gabby.
"I think most of your fans have recognized that these are some bulls -. I'm sorry you had to go through this, ”replied carlos_the_barricuda.
Angelinayoujennifer wrote: “She looked pretty comfortable in these pictures. She is just an attention seeker. "
And _alternative_account__ simply wrote: "There is no evidence."
On Friday, a woman named Gabby, who didn't reveal her surname, tweeted a statement that the 26-year-old actor sexually assaulted her in 2014 at the age of 17. Gabby described sobs and pains and said, "I didn't do it, I don't want to do it. The only words that came out of his mouth were: "We have to break you in."
Read also: Thirst trap for a reason: Ansel Elgort publishes nude photo to raise money for the pandemic food program
After being attacked by Elgort fans, she deleted her social media accounts.
West Side Story, in which Elgort stars as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria, is one of Disney's key planned releases for Christmas and is expected to be released on December 18th. Disney did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment.
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