American actress,Pauley Perrette who was attacked last month by a 45 year old man was spotted at a preliminary hearing in a Los Angeles courtroom on Wednesday to confront the assailant David Merck . pauley took d courage to give the details of how she was able to survive the attack “I’m Glad I Lived,” she said.she couldn’t even stand his presence except when she was told to identify him. Merck, who pleaded not guilty to charges of making a threat using violence, stared at Perrette as she shares her experience. Pauley who obviously wanted leave the venue escorted out of the courtroom through a private exit.
“He told me he was going to kill me several times and I absolutely believed him,” Perrette said after the alleged attack. “I prayed as hard as I’ve ever prayed for anything ever in my life, and I didn’t do anything. I thought, anything I do would escalate the situation — I couldn’t overcome him, he was stronger than me.”
“I took a pen and I immediately, in shock, like, drew a picture of the guy, ’cause I didn’t have a camera,” she added. “The guy looks exactly like the thing that I drew.”
In spite of her distress and pains she still spoke with sympathy for her alleged attacker.