French film Director faces jail.
The Americans, after the last wave of scandals related to harassment seem to have become accustomed to this topic but for the French, “the effect of a Weinstein” is still a novelty. Last Friday, a 59-year-old Luc Besson was filed with allegations of violent acts of a sexual nature. The police complained to 27-year-old actress whose name is yet kept secret.
The girl claims to be a victim of Besson. According to her statement, the French Director allegedly slipped something in her tea… she Woke up during Luke committed the crime. Lawyer Besson managed to make a statement about what the Director of “almost fell out of my chair” upon hearing the charges against him. The police began to investigate. Until you have gathered solid evidence of guilt Besson, it will remain free.
Earlier this month, Roman Polanski was expelled from the Academy. The reason for the decision was the history of more than 40 years ago. We are talking about the sexual harassment suit brought against him in 1977. In the autumn of last year from the Academy for the same reasons I excluded the producer Harvey Weinstein. It began with a series of Hollywood scandals. The accusations against him was supported by dozens of women, including Cara Delevingne, Lea seydoux, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salma Hayek.