Gerard Depardieu goes to court – level 2

06-05-2024 15:00

French actor Gerard Depardieu will go to court in October. The reason is alleged sexual attacks during making a film in 2021.

Depardieu is a famous movie star in France, and this problem divides French people. Some people believe that he did nothing wrong but others say that this points to a much bigger problem in the country. The case hurt the actor’s reputation and started talks about sexual behavior in the country. Depardieu keeps saying that he did nothing wrong. Police are also looking into another case of Depardieu’s sexual attack in 2018.

Difficult words: alleged (possible), reputation (what many people think about someone or something), behavior (how someone acts).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What is the current state of Depardieu's reputation in France and how do people view the issue of sexual behavior in the country following these alleged attacks?


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