Gérard Depardieu is facing new allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by 13 women.
The allegations arose after a months-long investigation into the French film star, known for her appearances in Paris I love you And John of Florette.
French investigative news website media reported multiple instances of Depardieu’s touching, obscene comments and inappropriate actions on film and TV between 2004 and 2022, including on the French comedy Big houseperiod biographical film Dumas and Netflix crime show Marseille.
independence Have reached out to Depardieu’s representatives for comment, although they have declined to comment on media story.
Depardieu has denied any criminal activity through the Paris-based law firm Cabinet Temime. The company said some of the allegations in the report appeared to be based on “very subjective judgments and/or ethical judgments”.
media reported that the charges against Depardieu involved unwanted groping and groping of young female stars, makeup artists and technical staff, as well as sexually explicit remarks and ” persistent groaning”.
It is reported that some other colleagues will turn a blind eye to Depardieu’s alleged behavior, or laugh and say: “Oh, it’s okay, it’s okay. [just] Gérard!”
media said that, of the 20 producers and directors they contacted, only 11 responded and only one – discotheque And pitch director Fabien Onteniente – said they had heard of inappropriate behaviour. Onteniente said he was warned that the actor “was being harsh on girls”.
I said media that he instructed Depardieu to “behave” on his own.
In 2018, French film star Charlotte Arnould officially brought rape charges against Depardieu, accusing the actor of raping and sexually assaulting her in his Paris villa in 2018.
Depardieu, a friend of Arnould’s father, protested his innocence and tried to overturn the charges, but were dismissed.
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