Ansel Elgort has responded to a Twitter submit printed on Friday morning, wherein a lady accused the actor of sexually assaulting her when she was 17.
“I cannot claim to understand Gabby’s feelings but her description of events is simply not what happened,” he wrote in an Instagram response on Saturday night. After giving his interpretation of occasions, together with a declare that “Gabby and I had a brief, legal and entirely consensual relationship,” Elgort apologized for his previous actions, together with how he broke up along with her. “As I look back at my attitude, I am disgusted and deeply ashamed of the way I acted.”
A Twitter person with the deal with @Itsgabby posted on Friday a since-deleted textual content be aware with the caption “my story of Ansel Elgort,” saying she was “sexually assaulted a couple days after I turned 17.” She wrote that she DMed Elgort and acquired his non-public Snapchat account, when she was “just a kid and was a fan of him,” and she or he didn’t count on a response.
“So when it happened instead of asking me if I wanted to stop having sex knowing it was my first time and I was sobbing in pain and I didn’t want to do it the only words that came out of his mouth were ‘we need to break you in,’” she wrote. “I WASN’T there in that moment mentally. I disassociated myself and just felt like my mind was gone I was in shock.”
She mentioned Elgort was in his 20s on the time and, though it’s unclear precisely when the alleged assault happened, Snapchat DMs @Itsgabby posted which can be apparently from Elgort are dated for 2014. She additionally posted a photograph allegedly of her and Elgort, along with her face partially obscured by her personal hand.
Reps for Elgort, greatest identified for his roles in “The Fault in Our Stars,” the “Divergent” collection and “Baby Driver,” haven’t but responded to request for remark. Variety has additionally reached out to @Itsgabby for extra data.
“I couldn’t leave I was only 5’2 and 98 pounds,” @ItsGabby went on within the Twitter submit. “He made me think this is how sex was supposed to be. I WAS SO YOUNG AND HE KNEW THAT. He as well said stuff like ‘you’re going to be such a beautiful young lady when you’re older.’ I was f—ing 17.”
In addition to the assault, @Itsgabby alleged that Elgort additionally requested her for nude photographs, and to have a threesome along with her and one of her “dance friends,” who was additionally underage. She mentioned she was advised to not inform anybody as a result of it might “ruin his career,” and that she suffers from PSTD and panic assaults as a result of of the alleged assault.
“Finally I’m ready to talk about it and finally heal,” she concluded. “I just want to heal and I want to tell other girls who have been through the same s— as me, you’re not alone.”
See Elgort’s full Instagram response: