Heather Lind: 5 Things To Know About Actress Accusing President George H.W. Bush Of Groping Her
Heather Lind: 5 Things To Know About Actress Accusing President George H.W. Bush Of Groping Her There are a whole lot of allegations about sexual misconduct coming out of the woodwork, but actress Heather Linds has to be the most shocking yet. Weve got 5 things to know on the woman accusing former President George H.W. Bush of groping her butt. Following the Harvey Weintstein sexual abuse and harassment scandal, SO many women have come forward with similar tales from within the entertainment industry of being victims themselves. However, actress Heather Lind isnt accusing a sleazy producer or casting director of sexual assault, instead shes pointing the finger at 93-year-old wheelchair bound former U.S. Bush! When I got the chance to meet George H. Bush four years ago to promote a historical television show I was working on, he sexually assaulted me while I was posing for a similar photo. He didnt shake my hand. He touched me from behind from his wheelchair with his wife Barbara Bush by his side. He told me a dirty joke, Lind alleged in an Instagram post on Oct. Here are five things to know about the actress. UPDATE: President Bush would never — under any circumstance — intentionally cause anyone distress, and he most sincerely apologizes if his attempt at humor offended Ms. Lind, his rep told the Daily Mail. 1 Heather has starred in numerous TV roles. She has appeared on CBS Blue Bloods, HBOs Boardwalk Empire and Foxs Sleepy Hollow. Her most prominent role was that of Anna Strong on AMCs revolutionary war drama Turn: Washingtons Spies, which ran from 2014-2017. 2 Heather made the shocking allegation in an Instagram post. Rather than hire a high profile lawyer and call a news conference, the 34-year-old spilled her groping allegations against Bush in a lengthly Instagram post on Oct. She had no proof, but offered up a photo standing next to our 41st president as he sat in a wheelchair and she stood next to him when the incident allegedly occurred. See pics of President Bush, here. 3 Heather has an identical twin. Shes got a double out there, as the actress has a twin sister named Christina Bennett Lind. She just gave birth to Heathers niece in May. Christina is an actress as well, and has appeared on Netflixs House of Cards the now defunct soap opera All My Children. 4 Heather has been dating actor Federico Rodriguez since 2014. The two are seen all over each others social media, and have been together for three years. She admitted they spent up to four months Face time dating when she was away on acting assignments and unable to see each other in person. 5 Heather is a fan of feminist icon Gloria Steinem. Following Donald Trumps presidential victory in Nov. of 2016, she recommended Glorias book My Life on the Road as essential reading for women. Recommended reading/re-reading for all in this moment. The power of MOVEMENTS. The strength of ORGANIZING. The evidence of PROGRESS. The respect for BALANCE. And the offering MEMORY has for us as we strive for PEACE, she captioned an Instagram pic of the books cover. SaveSave.