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It doesn’t matter whether it’s day or night, I can see a guy and automatically in my head think, ‘What if this guy tries to rape me? She found she couldn’t focus or strike up her usual passion for the sport. She was not herself in the final moments she could have shared with her sister who was battling brain cancer and died four months after the assault.
Sharper, 41, has pleaded guilty or no contest to drugging and raping nine women in total.A five-time Pro Bowl selection who was working as an analyst for the NFL Network, Sharper had approached two women at Bootsy Bellows, a nightclub in West Hollywood in October 2013.He invited them to another party, but said he had to stop at his hotel. One woman awoke to find herself naked, and Sharper sexually assaulting her.It was a routine the charismatic athlete had come to rely on. Show them that a TV personality and former NFL player can be down-to-earth and genuine.Convince the women that the night is young and there is more fun elsewhere.After attending a party together, they were headed to another gathering, but Sharper said he first had to pick up something from his hotel room. Darkness filled her head.“I can only imagine myself lying there like a vegetable while he took advantage of my body without my permission,” she said. The other victim in the courtroom chose to sit on the witness stand, at one point meeting eyes with Sharper. But she can’t shake the blank footage that plays in her mind.“I’ve tried to remember and I can’t, not a thing,” she said. It’s the moment when someone had complete control over me, I don’t know what happened to me, I don’t know what he did with me, I’ll never know.”The woman said when she came to, her mouth and nose were bleeding. She worried that a police report would mean Sharper would come after her.
“I have lost every bit of self-confidence I’ve ever had and am always in fear while alone. Her words came loud, but breathless, and at times she gasped to get through the tears. People told her she had been lucky, but she had nightmares of Sharper raping her, strangling her. “It got so bad I stopped trying to sleep,” she said.
Sharper did not make a statement at Tuesday’s proceedings, and his attorneys declined to comment. Three LAPD reports obtained by The Times provide new details about the statements women gave to police...
Two of his victims, flanked by attorney Gloria Allred, however, did choose to speak. Two women told Los Angeles police detectives that Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper insisted they take drinks he made before they blacked out and were sexually assaulted, according to LAPD documents.
His deal with Los Angeles prosecutors includes serving 50% of his sentence, minus time already served. If the case had gone to trial, Sharper’s maximum exposure would have been about 30 years, Foster said, but there would be no guarantee.
A recently passed state law that increases parole chances for nonviolent criminals may also decrease the amount of time Sharper serves, as rape of an intoxicated person is not considered violent in California, Deputy Dist. In addition to receiving sentences from judges in Arizona, Nevada and Louisiana, Sharper was also ordered to serve more than 18 years by a federal judge in Louisiana. The plea deal means there can be no appeal.“That gives your victims some closure and saves them the trauma of having to testify,” she said. Two women told Los Angeles police detectives that Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper insisted they take drinks he made before they blacked out and were sexually assaulted, according to LAPD documents.
Sharper, 41, had previously pleaded guilty or no contest to drugging and sexually assaulting nine...