Donna Rice – Before the boat docked, however…

Before the boat docked, however, he confessed because he was contemplating running for president, he…


“Before the boat docked, however, he confessed because he was contemplating running for president, he couldn’t separate from his wife. I believed him when he told me he faced a difficult choice between pursuing personal happiness and his political destiny.”
-Donna Rice

Donna Rice – But even after the first…

But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because…


“But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post’s threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past.”
-Donna Rice

Donna Rice – So on May 1, 1987…

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary’s invitation, I agreed to see him one last…


“So on May 1, 1987, at Gary’s invitation, I agreed to see him one last time – to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.”
-Donna Rice

Donna Rice – I also had to work…

I also had to work through the violation of my date rape, my unhealthy relationships…


“I also had to work through the violation of my date rape, my unhealthy relationships with men, my anger toward the people involved in the scandal, and those who exploited me afterwards.”
-Donna Rice