Rio de Janeiro
This Tuesday (23), two of the 13 women who Accuse Gerard Depardieu of sexual harassment spoke publicly about the violence suffered by the French star. Actresses Charlotte Arnould and Sarah Brook told details of the actor’s attacks in an interview. lostwho was indicted in March of this year for “rape” and “sexual violence” over a complaint by Arnould in 2018, denies the accusations.
“I feel that I died and that my life is over. I’ve been living in hell for five years”, began Charlotte Arnould in the statement she gave to BFMTV. She revealed that since the episode, which took place at the actor’s home in August 2018, she has suffered from bulimia, anorexia, scarification and alcoholism.
The actress also exposed that the behavior of Depardieu behind the scenes it is known to people in the world of cinema and that nothing has been done against the Frenchman. She characterized the tolerance of productions with the protagonist of “The Last Metro” (1980) and “Cyrano de Bergerac” (1990) as “omerta”, a reference to the mafia’s law of silence.
Sarah Brooks also said she was a victim of the actor in the filming of the series “Marseille” in the report of the French broadcaster. “We were filming in a football stadium in Marseille. […] Depardieu was beside me, and as a crowd took our picture, […] he put his hand in my shorts and my panties – she recalled.
Brooks said that tried to report the assault, but that the professionals of the team laughed at the situation. “It was disappointing, humiliating, shocking. Who does that to a 20-year-old girl?”