Justice

George H.W. Bush Apologizes for Sexually Assaulting Actress Heather Lind

Tuesday October 24, 2017, actress Heather Lind posted on her Instagram page that she had been sexually assaulted by former President George H.W. Bush. The alleged incident happened four years ago at a promotion for the AMC television show Turn: Washington’s Spies. Lind said Bush reached out and touched her “from behind from his wheelchair with his wife Barbara Bush by his side,” Bush then told her a sexually explicit joke and then touched her a second time.

TURNHouston_004-935x658.jpg
Heather Lind (right) and former President George H.W. Bush in 2014 at a promotion for AMC’s Turn: Washington’s Spies. Image courtesy of Aaron M. Sprecher/Invision for AMC/AP Images

President Bush’s representative said that the incident was an “attempt at humor” later his spokesman told Fox News “President Bush would never under any circumstance – intentionally cause anyone distress, and he most sincerely apologies if his attempt at humor offended Ms. Lind,” in a statement. President Bush has since apologized to Lind for the incident.

 

 

Twitter Image Courtesy of Reuters/Donna Carson

Cover Photo Courtesy of Wibbitz

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s