French actor Gérard Depardieu charged with rape and sexual assault

French actor Gérard Depardieu charged with rape and sexual assault

French film giant Gérard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday, the latest in a string of such allegations against prominent figures in France.

France’s Depardieu says migrants ‘only chance’ for cultural revival

France’s Depardieu says migrants ‘only chance’ for cultural revival

‘Imbeciles and stinky cheese’: Depardieu blasts France again

‘Imbeciles and stinky cheese’: Depardieu blasts France again

France’s Gérard Depardieu lashes out at George Clooney

France’s Gérard Depardieu lashes out at George Clooney

Gérard Depardieu set to play Stalin in new film

Gérard Depardieu set to play Stalin in new film

France’s Depardieu ruled ‘a danger to Ukraine’

France’s Depardieu ruled ‘a danger to Ukraine’

Few mourn quiet death of France’s tax on rich

Few mourn quiet death of France’s tax on rich

‘I killed and ate two lions’, claims Depardieu

‘I killed and ate two lions’, claims Depardieu

Depardieu’s next project: Making organic vodka

Depardieu’s next project: Making organic vodka

France’s Depardieu pays ‘tiny’ tax rate in Russia

France’s Depardieu pays ‘tiny’ tax rate in Russia

DSK sex scandal movie gets Cannes première

DSK sex scandal movie gets Cannes première

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Depardieu in ‘Proud to be Russian’ ad campaign

Over 11,000 French own up to tax evasion

Over 11,000 French own up to tax evasion

Depardieu hosts garden bash in Belgian tax haven

Depardieu hosts garden bash in Belgian tax haven

Depardieu slams government on Paris visit

Depardieu slams government on Paris visit

Court fines Depardieu €4,000 for drunk driving

Court fines Depardieu €4,000 for drunk driving

Depardieu: Putin like Pope John Paul II

Depardieu: Putin like Pope John Paul II

VIDEO: First glimpse of Depardieu as DSK

VIDEO: First glimpse of Depardieu as DSK

Depardieu skips French court to shoot DSK film

Depardieu skips French court to shoot DSK film

Actor Depardieu loses his wheels in Paris

Actor Depardieu loses his wheels in Paris

Depardieu denies he quit ‘sad France’ for tax cut

Depardieu denies he quit ‘sad France’ for tax cut

Hollande presses Putin on Syria crisis

Hollande presses Putin on Syria crisis

Jumbo win for Bardot’s death row elephants

Jumbo win for Bardot’s death row elephants

Depardieu parties with Chechen strongman

Depardieu parties with Chechen strongman

Depardieu moves into Russian town

Depardieu moves into Russian town

Ten great moments in French Oscar history

Ten great moments in French Oscar history

Depardieu ‘to build’ country cabin in Russia

Depardieu ‘to build’ country cabin in Russia

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

Depardieu slams Pussy Riot in latest outburst

Depardieu slams Pussy Riot in latest outburst

Russia’s Communist Party woos Depardieu

Russia’s Communist Party woos Depardieu

Depardieu a no-show for drink-drive court date

Depardieu a no-show for drink-drive court date

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Court ‘won’t delay’ Depardieu drunk hearing

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Poll: 75 percent tax on rich ‘is too high’

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Depardieu’s letter to Russia: full text

Depardieu the Russian praises ‘democracy’

Depardieu the Russian praises ‘democracy’

French rush to turn Belgian as new tax looms

French rush to turn Belgian as new tax looms

Depardieu critic ‘a petty-minded pygmy’ – Deneuve

Depardieu critic ‘a petty-minded pygmy’ – Deneuve

Depardieu puts Paris mansion on market

Depardieu puts Paris mansion on market

Depardieu moves to Belgium over tax hikes

Depardieu moves to Belgium over tax hikes

Depardieu reports driver to police after fracas

Depardieu reports driver to police after fracas

Depardieu ‘punched motorist in the face’

Depardieu ‘punched motorist in the face’

Depardieu: ‘I drink 14 bottles of booze a day’

Depardieu: ‘I drink 14 bottles of booze a day’

Depardieu to open French eatery in Moscow

Depardieu to open French eatery in Moscow