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Herve Temime: Parisian Home and Show Infractions

herve temime: At the time, Depardieu's lawyer, Herve Temime, said the actor absolutely denies any rape, any sexual assault, any crime and dismissed the complaint as groundless, according to CTV. The prosecutor's office said that the case was thrown out after numerous investigations failed to show infractions as described. A preliminary investigation was opened Aug. 27 after a young woman filed a complaint near the southern city of Aix-en-Provence for rape and sexual aggression. French media have reported that the woman alleged Depardieu assaulted her on August 7 and August 13 at his Parisian home. Depardieu has appeared in 200 films over six decades and holds a rare position as a French actor who is known in Hollywood. The two met when Depardieu led a master class at her school, BFMTV reported at the time. ( As reported in the news.