Published: Mon, January 15, 2018
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Aziz Ansari Has Been Accused Of Sexual Assault

Aziz Ansari Has Been Accused Of Sexual Assault

The woman, a Brooklyn-based photographer who says she met Ansari at the 2017 Emmys, presented her allegations in a first-hand account of how she went on a date with the comedian, and the night ended with her crying in an Uber. She compared his mannerisms to "those of a horny, rough, entitled 18-year-old".

"The woman - who remains anonymous - claims she went on a date with him past year and ended up in his Tribeca apartment".

She said she exchanged phone numbers with Ansari at the party and later made plans for a date when they had both returned to NY.

Grace says that while they were back on the couch, Ansari again tried to initiate sex, kissing her and trying to undo her trousers.

The accuser, who identified herself as "Grace" told the publication, Babe, that she finally made a decision to share her story after she saw Ansari wearing the "Time's Up" pin at the Golden Globe Awards, where he received the much-prestigious "Best Actor" award. Grace notes that she felt uncomfortable with how quickly things progressed, describing that he allegedly undressed and said he would get a condom within minutes of their first kiss. He then allegedly performed oral sex on her and asked her to do the same.

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The day after their date, Ansari reached out to Grace via text, writing: "It was fun meeting you last night".

"Last night might've been fun for you, it wasn't for me", read the text. Sounds normal, right? Grace explains that at this point, she was excited to be seen by someone she admires in the Entertainment industry.

She said she couldn't say whether Ansari was just clueless or actively ignoring her signals. Grace also said he repeatedly forced her hand onto his penis and suggested the two have sex, despite the fact that she had expressed her discomfort in verbal and non-verbal ways.

She said Ansari responded to the comment by forcefully kissing her.

The woman said that Ansari's reputation as a feminist and "woke" individual on social issues heightened the sense of disconnect she felt on the date.

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They had had dinner where they talked about a secret project he was working on, but she said she felt he was in a hurry to leave. Grace says to have complemented Ansari for his marble countertops which he considered as an invitation. The first-hand account was first published on, under the title, 'I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. Grace said that it was the moment when they were watching television, where "it really hit me that I was violated".

"I cried the whole ride home". "I'm so sad to hear this".

Though Ansari responded to Grace's text with an apology mentioning that he "clearly misread things in the moment" it was clear the damage was well and truly done.

The woman detailed her story to Babe. He was also wearing a #TimesUp pin, which is ironic considering the new allegations against the actor.

That night, Ansari won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy TV Series for his lead role on Netflix's "Master of None".

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