Dozens of accusers emerge after Andrew Yang’s wife reveals sexual assault 04:13 The following piece contains explicit descriptions of sexual abuse allegations that may be disturbing to some readers.
A fashion model in her late 20s, she found herself chatting casually about her family and career with the OB-GYN at Columbia University’s prestigious hospital system, who showed her photos of his wife and daughters. She could catch him for appointments around her erratic schedule. She received free birth control from him.
“I felt comfortable asking him any questions I had about my health,” Heckman, now 36, said in an interview with CNN. “He was so open.”
But every once in a while, according to her interview and court documents, he would startle her with an inappropriate question or comment, asking about the quality of her sex life, or saying, “Your boyfriend is so lucky to have you.” We offer several ways to reach our journalists securely. She says the comments also came during exams: “He would be crazy to lose you.” “You’re perfection.”
As often, Heckman was the last patient of the day. Hadden told the nurse she could go home; she left reluctantly, looking troubled, Heckman said.
Now it was just Hadden and Heckman, whose feet were in the stirrups and legs were draped. Hadden dipped his head out of view and licked her, she said.
“At first it was gloves on, and all of that,” Heckman said. “And then it transitioned to no gloves, a tongue and a beard. … And I recoiled.”She […]