Entertainment Aurora Perrineau, Chanel Miller Team Up with GoFundMe to Help Fight Domestic Violence

01:41  01 july  2020
01:41  01 july  2020 Source:   people.com

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Actress Aurora Perrineau has filed a police report accusing “Girls” writer Murray Miller of sexual assault, which Miller Deputy Charles Moore of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to Variety that Perrineau filed a report. The Los Angeles Police Department is handling the investigation.

Perrineau came forward last year to allege that in 2012, when she was 17 years old, Miller – whose production credits include King of the Hill and Lena Dunham has admitted she lied about the extent of her knowledge of a rape accusation by actor Aurora Perrineau against Girls writer Murray Miller .

Prominent leaders and speakers are joining forces Tuesday night to help raise awareness and support for domestic violence survivors, many of whom have been forced to shelter in place with their abusers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Aurora Perrineau posing for the camera © Manny Carabel/WireImage Aurora Perrineau

Call for Courage, hosted by the health and social justice nonprofit Futures Without Violence, will feature more than a dozen speakers who will help raise money for the newly launched Domestic Violence Response Fund, powered by GoFundMe, which will generate support for the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women.

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Former Lost star Harold Perrineau , whose daughter Aurora Perrineau has accused former Girls writer Murray Miller of sexual assault, has spoken out for the first time about the rape allegations — and called out Girls creator and star Lena Dunham for her prior comments his daughter’s claims.

Lena Dunham has issued an open letter of apology to Aurora Perrineau a year after the "Girls" creator came under fire for defending her friend An attorney for Miller said at the time he "categorically and vehemently" denied the accusations. Dunham came to Miller 's defense last year but later apologized.

The hour-long event will be livestreamed on Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls YouTube channel starting at 7 p.m. ET.

Among those slated to speak is Chanel Miller, whose memoir Know My Name chronicled her 2015 sexual assault by Brock Turner, a former star swimmer at Stanford University, and its subsequent court case. (Turner was found guilty of three felonies for sexually assaulting her outside an on-campus fraternity party in January 2015, and served only three months in county jail.)

Miller, 28, tells PEOPLE she plans to share illustrations that she’s created as a guide to “tapping into our courage to make change” during the event.

“We often underestimate our individual power to influence and uplift others,” she says. “Together, when we are in community, we inspire truth and engagement.”

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Chanel Miller , whose book Know My Name is an attempt to reclaim her identity. Three years later, Miller is sitting opposite me in a conference room at a publishing house in New York “I watched them literally sacrifice themselves for the greater good, with the single hope that it’s going to help someone.

Harold Perrineau Speaks Out on Daughter's Sexual Assault Claims. “I realized I am witnessing thousands of heroes stand up everyday and say no more. “In a previous statement to media, we stated that Ms. Perrineau sought substantial monetary damages from our client Murray Miller .

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Others scheduled to appear include Sen. Kamala Harris, Untamed author Glennon Doyle, musician Andra Day, civil rights advocate Lateefah Simon and actress Aurora Perrineau.

Perrineau, 25, tells PEOPLE that Futures Without Violence holds a special place in her heart, as she told her story publicly for the first time at one of the organization’s events in February — something she called “supportive, healing and cathartic.”

“I think I had decided at a certain point that I wasn’t a victim, but a survivor,” she says of getting involved with Call for Courage. “I decided that I didn’t go through everything I did for it to not mean something, and I wanted to figure out how I could turn my situation into something positive, something that could help someone get out of a similar situation or avoid it altogether if possible.”

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Actress Aurora Perrineau has filed a police report alleging that Murray Miller , a former writer/EP for HBO's Girls, raped her in 2012 when she was 17. “Mr. Miller categorically and vehemently denies Ms. Perrineau ’s outrageous claims,” attorney Matthew Walerstein said in a statement to Deadline.

The news that actress Aurora Perrineau has accused one of the writers of the HBO series Girls, Murray Miller , of raping her at the age of 17, has prompted a rather shocking Aurora Perrineau is not the first woman of colour whose claims of sexual assault have been discredited ( Getty ).

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As the coronavirus continues to claim lives in the United States and across the globe, it’s also exposed a vulnerable population — victims of domestic violence — to even more dangers.

Six months of lockdown measures could lead to more than 31 million incidents of domestic violence across the globe, according to a recent United Nations report, per CBS News.

“It’s a complex issue that isn’t simply answered by just leaving,” says Perrineau. “Especially during this global pandemic, an attempt to leave could mean losing your life… There’s really nowhere to go to feel any kind of safety, not even for just an hour.”

For the When They See Us actress, experiencing domestic violence herself changed her outlook on things, and opened her eyes to the fact that it’s not dependent on things like living situation, upbringing or finances.

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“It really can affect anyone at any time,” she says. “And I hope my personal knowledge of it and telling my story can help people who are afraid to get out of domestic violence situations, help others not feel shame and embarrassment around it, and help to educate others to understand by these things happen so we can all support survivors with empathy and dignity.”

For those who feel moved to help, Perrineau says the best thing to do is speak up and begin having “tough” conversations with friends, as well as donating to the Domestic Violence Response Fund. She adds that she hopes the night’s event will inspire people to further educate themselves, and give survivors some comfort in knowing they’re not alone.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233, or go to thehotline.org. All calls are toll-free and confidential. The hotline is available 24/7 in more than 170 languages.

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At approximately 10:15 p.m., the Goodyear Police Department responded to a call saying an adult female had been assaulted by her husband, the department said on Facebook. When officers arrived at the residence, Gray allegedly refused to leave his home to speak with officers. After Goodyear SWAT and Crisis Negotiations came on the scene, Gray was taken into custody "without incident" at approximately 7 a.m, nearly nine hours after the 911 call was made. He has since been booked at the Maricopa County Jail, the department said.The alleged victim was treated and released from the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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