French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gerard Depardieu

The 70-year-old actor has denied the accusations. When the allegations emerged, Depardieu’s lawyer, Herv Temime, said the actor was “shaken” and that the claims went against “everything (the actor) is and respects”. Advertising

A 22-year-old female actor had made a complaint to police in August 2018 over an assault alleged to have occurred at Depardieu’s home in Paris’s Left Bank. He has starred in films such as Green Card, Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900, Francis Veber’s La Chevre, Franois Truffaut’s The Last Metro, Peter Weir’s Green Card, and the miniseries The Count of Monte Cristo. 0
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Depardieu is considered one of the biggest international stars from France and has made more than 180 movies. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the prosecutor’s office on Tuesday said that there was not evidence to back up the allegations against Depardieu.