Published: Fri, August 31, 2018
Life&Culture | By Ben Goodman

French star Depardieu is accused of raping young dancer

French star Depardieu is accused of raping young dancer

Besson's lawyer called the second allegation "fantasist accusations" and said the director denied any "inappropriate or reprehensible behavior".

Depardie's lawyer Herve Temime said he "absolutely denies any attack, any rape".

According to a French media report, the allegations come from a 22-year old French actress.

The unnamed woman, who alleges Depardieu assaulted her twice in one of his Paris homes, made a statement to police in Lambesc, southern France, and it has since been passed to prosecutors in the French capital.

Attorney Vadim Lyalin was quoted on the news item as saying: 'Who kept her from doing this after the first time?

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One of France's most prolific actors, Depardieu, 69, has been in about 170 movies through his career and gained global recognition in 1990 with his starring role in English-language comedy Green Card.

Depardieu, he added, was "shaken" by the allegations.

Depardieu has had a prolific acting career, including over 170 film titles. The case was then taken to prosecutors in Paris.

Russian President Vladimir Putin treated him to a dinner to present him with his new citizenship and Depardieu was subsequently full of praise in an interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda daily.

Gérard Depardieu has been accused of rape and sexual assault, reports the BBC. He has had scrapes with the law in the past over drink driving. The young woman is understood to be a protégé of Depardieu's and also the daughter of the famous actor's friend.

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