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Rolling Stone Source 'Jackie' Says She Believed UVA Rape Account Was True 'at the Time'

Rolling Stone retracted the article after police said they could find no evidence to substantiate it

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    FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo shows students participate in rush pass by the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. The house was depicted in a debunked Rolling Stone story as the site of a rape in September of 2012.

    The woman known only as "Jackie" who's at the center of a discredited Rolling Stone article said in a taped deposition that she told the truth about being gang raped at the University of Virginia — as she believed it at the time, NBC News reported.

    The 10 jurors in a university administrator's defamation suit against the magazine heard the woman's videotaped deposition for the first time Monday in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

    In the deposition, which was recorded in April, "Jackie" repeatedly answers "I don't know" to lawyers' questions about the 2014 article by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, in which she alleged that she was repeatedly assaulted at a fraternity house.

    The magazine retracted the article after police said they found no evidence to corroborate it. Nicole Eramo, who was associate dean of students at the time, is seeking $7.5 million from Rolling Stone, which she says portrayed her as the villain.