Clémentine Célarié dissociates herself from the help platform she signed | EUROtoday

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Dthese camps which insult one another after a video which causes scandal, a platform of help which fuels the controversy with a political background: the Depardieu affair fractures French cinema. In the turmoil after the printed of photographs wherein he multiplies misogynistic and sexual remarks, together with in direction of just a little woman, the 75-year-old actor, additionally focused by three complaints for sexual assault or rape which he refutes, didn’t not completed dividing.

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A petition signed by round sixty well-known cinema personalities in France and past, calling for “not to erase” Gérard Depardieu, appeared on Christmas Day in Le Figaro. Among these personalities are the Spanish actress Victoria Abril, the British Charlotte Rampling, the filmmaker Bertrand Blier, the actresses Nathalie Baye, Arielle Dombasle, the actors Jacques Weber and Pierre Richard…


But some signatories, like Carole Bouquet or Nadine Trintignant, then expressed their discomfort. Last signatory to backtrack: Clémentine Célarié. The actress indicated on Tuesday January 9 that she needed to “dissociate” herself from the help platform, judging that she had “made a mistake” in signing it and presenting her “apologies to those she may have hurt”. “I absolutely want to dissociate myself from this platform,” she wrote in a textual content despatched to AFP. “I am impulsive, I got carried away and I regret it painfully. I was wrong. I apologize to those I may have hurt, because I am with them with all my heart,” she provides.

In query, an virtually unknown actor, Yannis Ezziadi, near Julie Depardieu, the actor’s daughter. At the initiative of the textual content, he’s an editorialist for the ultraconservative journal Talker. Director Nadine Trintignant, whose daughter Marie was killed by singer Bertrand Cantat in 2003, stated she didn’t know who wrote it. Former boss of the Cinémathèque française, Serge Toubiana additionally claims to not have recognized who was on the origin of the textual content. Actor Gérard Darmon, for his half, regretted the content material of the signed textual content. Pierre Richard additionally dissociated himself, as did the actor and director Jacques Weber.

Some 8,000 artists, together with the singers Angèle and Louane and the rapper Médine, had additionally signed a “counter-tribune” in response to the help of the actor Gérard Depardieu. Others, reminiscent of Clotilde Hesme or Judith Chemla, are amongst greater than 600 signatories of one other “counter-tribunal” of artists revealed by the collective Cerveaux unavailable.