Gérard Depardieu was reportedly indicted on 16 December in France, on prices of allegedly raping a 22-year-old girl throughout the summer season of 2018. On Tuesday (23 February), Agence France-Presse reported studying of the fees from a supply near the case. They mentioned the fees had been confirmed by a judicial supply.
Gérard has beforehand denied the allegations towards him throughout the preliminary investigation into the case again in 2019.
The case was reopened towards the actor final summer season with felony prices filed in December, the supply mentioned.
His lawyer Herve Temime, instructed AFP that Gérard “fully rejects the accusations”.
According to a supply near the case, the star is a pal of the actress’s household.
Some experiences have urged he and the actress had been rehearsing a scene of a theatre play, however the supply mentioned “there was nothing skilled in regards to the encounter”.
The sufferer’s lawyer, Elodie Tuaillon-Hibon, instructed AFP that she hoped her consumer’s “non-public sphere might be revered” because the case unfolds.
In 2013 Gérard was pictured hugging Vladimir Putin after being handed his Russian passport.
He left France to keep away from a brand new 75 per cent tax charge for earnings over £813,000 per 12 months.
The star has appeared in 181 movies throughout his profession, however says he is solely proud of 15 of them.
In a 2015 interview with French radio station, France Inter, he defined how most individuals know him for as soon as urinating within the aisle of a Ryanair airplane.
He shared: “When I journey around the globe what folks know is that I p*ssed on a airplane, that I’m Russian and that I wrote a letter of grievance to the prime minister.”
Gérard wrote the letter of grievance to then-prime minister François Hollande after taxes had been made greater in France.
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The actor was beforehand recognized for consuming a number of bottles of wine a day throughout his early profession however has reduce nowadays.
He defined: “I don’t at all times drink alcohol, regardless of my popularity. I dwell for all times and dwelling makes me drunk.”
Asked about showing almost bare in his movie, Valley of Love, Gérard mentioned he doesn’t think about himself fats.
“I don’t see myself as overweight. Near the Valley of Love in America is Nevada and I’d go to the supermarkets there.
“I like massive supermarkets and there the aisles are twice as massive as our supermarkets as a result of the trolleys are twice as massive and the overweight are bigger than the trolleys on both sides. I’d suppose, ‘What a mad world’.
“Lucian Freud confirmed bigger older women and men and it was stunning.
The actor additionally confirmed he has no regrets in life, as he seems ahead, not backwards.
He shared: “Non, non, non, non, non … no regrets. None. There’s no level. What’s performed is performed. Others dwell with it, I dwell with it.”