On RTL, Anny Duperey deplored “late witch hunts” after the accusations by Judith Godrèche.
#METOO – She is worried about seeing works condemned at the same time as their authors. Anny Duperey spoke this Saturday, February 10 on the recent accusations of rape concerning directors Jacques Doillon and Benoît Jacquot. Actress Judith Godrèche filed a complaint against the two men, paving the way for other testimonies from actresses who claim to have suffered violence from them when they were young.
Guest of RTL, actress Anny Duperey gave a speech against the grain, sharing her dismay in the face of these accusations which she considers “ exaggerated “. “I have a hard time reacting to that. Maybe I was lucky because I was, because of my personal history with the death of my parents, a kind of survivor, no one was likely to attack me. That’s how it is, I didn’t have the victim’s profile”she said before still taking a position in favor of the directors.
Seeming to have difficulty distinguishing between consent and a relationship under influence, she declares: “I’m going to get punched, but I think this is all extremely exaggerated. Still six years with a director… Under the influence, I’m willing, but still consenting, right? I don’t really know what to think about this thing, but I don’t really like late-night witch hunts like that.”
“Let’s nuance it, all the same”
The novelist does not stop there, she also says she is worried about the works of artists accused of sexual assault and rape, fearing that they will be condemned at the same time as their authors.
“Let’s admit that some men were, indeed, predators like that. But they sometimes did beautiful works, and I would not at all like their works to be condemned at the same time as men..
Taking the highly controversial case of Polanski, she believes that he “ would be stupid » to condemn the film The pianist “ because he slept with a 15-year-old girl fifty or sixty years ago.” The author of Voile Noir persists, believing that there is “a kind of confusion in all this which bothers me a little”. “Let’s nuance it, all the same”she concludes.
Judith Godrèche filed a complaint against director Benoît Jacquot for “ rape with violence against a minor under 15 years old”, as well as against Jacques Doillon for “ rape of a minor under 15 years old by a person in authority.”
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