French film director Christophe Ruggia has actually been charged with sexual attack of a small, Paris prosecutors said on Thursday, in a case involving a starlet cast in one of his movies almost twenty years earlier.
Prosecutors also said Ruggia was placed under judicial guidance.
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Jean-Pierre Versini-Campinchi, a legal representative for Ruggia, stated the filmmaker denied any misbehavior.
Starlet Adele Haenel, who is now31, has declared that Ruggia assaulted and bugged her in between 2001 and 2004after she was cast in a Ruggia-directed movie called Les Diables, or The Devils.
According to Haenel’s claims, published in
French media outlet Mediapart in November in 2015, she was very first harassed when she was 12 years of ages and the abuse continued until she was15
The Paris prosecutor’s workplace opened an initial probe in November into” sexual attack of a small under15 by a person of authority, and sexual harassment”.
The French film facility has been rocked by rape accusations versus directors Roman Polanski and Luc Besson.
Previously this month, France’s culture minister stated that author Gabriel Matzneff, accused of raping and seducing kids, should be removed of a special state pension.
Actress Adele Haenel positions for photographers on arrival at the London best of the movie Picture of a Lady on Fire [File: Grant Pollard/Invision/AP]