© Reuters. Gerard Depardieu waves as he arrives throughout a pink carpet occasion for the film “Novecento- Atto Primo” on the 74th Venice Movie Pageant in Venice
PARIS (Reuters) – French actor Gerard Depardieu was positioned below formal investigation on prices of rape and sexual violence in December final yr, a judicial supply advised Reuters on Tuesday.
A lawyer representing the actor didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark. The judicial supply mentioned that Depardieu had not been held in custody or requested to publish bail.
Considered one of France’s most prolific actors, Depardieu, has starred in some 170 films all through his profession. He gained worldwide recognition with starring roles within the English language comedy “Inexperienced Card”, and in “Cyrano de Bergerac.”
In 2019, French prosecutors mentioned that they had dropped an investigation into rape allegations in opposition to Depardieu, citing inadequate proof.
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