The prosecutor's office in Paris has charged French actor Gerard Depardieu with sexual harassment and rape.
According to France 24, the charges were filed back in December, but this became known only now.
The young actress blames the 72-year-old artist. According to her, she was abused in 2018 at Depardieu's Parisian home. The actor allegedly harassed her twice вЂ” on August 6 and 13, 2018.
Three years ago, investigators spent nine months investigating the case on her complaint but came to nothing. However, the girl resubmitted her application, and after a thorough investigation, the case was resumed.
Depardieu's lawyer Herve Temim has already told the media that his client вЂњcompletely denies the charges.вЂќ He is at large but under judicial supervision.
A source close to the investigation claims that Depardieu is a close friend of the actress's family.
The applicant's name was not disclosed, but her lawyer, Elodie Tuyon-Hibon, expressed the hope that вЂњrespect would be shown to her client's privacyвЂќ.
Recall that in the fall, Depardieu fell into another scandal вЂ” he was fined and seized a scooter for drunk driving.