The Half of the Truth

Sueddeutsche Zeitung Magazin

Paul reveals his perspective on the "Mattress Girl" story which caused international headlines in September 2014: A Columbia University art student named Emma Sulkowicz began carrying a mattress around the campus: a heavy blue object, 22kg, 90 by 200 centimeters long. She called the performance "Carry That Weight," accusing her classmate Paul having raped her on a similar mattress in May 2012.