Actress Haenel hailed for breaking France’s #MeToo ‘silence’

The heartbreaking testimony of one of France's most acclaimed actresses who said she was sexually harassed as a 12-year-old by…

The heartbreaking testimony of one of France’s most acclaimed actresses who said she was sexually harassed as a 12-year-old by the director of her first film has shaken France’s film industry. Adele Haenel, who has won two French Oscars, has garnered unprecedented support since she spoke out on Monday claiming that she was subjected to “forced kisses on the neck” and “repeated touching” from a film-maker who became obsessed with her.

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