Since Monday 27 August Gerard Depardieu is the subject of a complaint for rape and sexual assault of a young actress.
The actor quickly disputed the facts and his lawyer would be in possession of "strong elements" that prove his innocence. These accusations all sow the same doubt in the world of French cinema.
Sandrine Kiberlain, invited to RTL on Sunday 2 September, spoke about the subject and explained that she could not believe that Gerard Depardieu is guilty of rape. Gérard, I shot with him, it is clear that he is my friend, so I can only defend him. (…) We must pay attention to what we say, balance as info, because in collective unconsciousness will Gerard be something now? A pervert? You have to be on guard against all that. "
"As long as there is no proof, Gerard remains the poignant man and brilliant, funny and brilliant I knew. After, if I prove it tomorrow, well, we will all be sad and he first, I think, "continues with the actress who will show the film" Lovers of my wife "with Depardieu." But I do not believe you says without proof and without judgment "she concludes.