The actress, who rose to fame on beloved ’90s sequence The Nanny, has revealed it was that reward that allowed her to assist police in capturing the person who raped her and a pal throughout a house invasion.
Reflecting on the harrowing expertise that occurred again in 1985, Drescher, now 62, admits she, her pal, and now-ex-husband Peter Marc Jacobson who was tied up and compelled to witness the act have been “victims of a violent crime”.
“We were held at gunpoint by a man we didn’t know along with his brother,” she says throughout an interview with CNN of the occasion that occurred in her late-20s.
“He was on parole. He had been incarcerated after which he was let go and went on the rampage.
“I was not the only woman he had raped. My girlfriend was there and she was raped too.”
Drescher says she was in a position to assist police with their artist sketch as a result of she has a “photographic memory”.
“I knew what he looked like and based off of that they were able to apprehend them.”
Regardless of the horrific expertise, Drescher confesses she finds consolation within the reality she has closure, which “a lot of women, sadly, do not have”.
“He is locked away now for good and will never do that again and I don’t have to worry about seeing him every time I turn a corner.”
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