Transcript for Michigan State student alleges traumatic gang rape by basketball players
I can't say because they want you to understand and dammit. The DNA that this person. I chose to Communists in state university. I did not choose to be gang raped. In an emotional press conference college senior barely Kowalski expressing her views. About how the university allegedly failed to support her after she reported a gang raped by three players. On the Michigan State basketball team when she was an eighteen year old freshman at the school. And coming out say because I am no longer afraid I'm empowered to convince. And I have nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed by. I know that there are others that exist and they too have been afraid. I want to be an example for them. Ms. Kowalski claims the incident happened in 2015 after the final four when she says she was invited back to an apartment for a party. According to the lawsuit filed last year Kowalski then known only as Jane doe claims she suffered emotional trauma shame and isolation. They became part of life which you fill the received the help she needed from the university. Saying that she felt she would be neglecting other victims if she didn't speak out. I was intimidated I was told I was going to be swimming with some really think that it's. I'll never forget that phrase and the immediate feeling of despair in isolation. This young woman's head multiple times this is an attack on these players or the basketball program it's about fixing the culture there on campus. Zachary teach. ABC news New York.
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