The Frenchman, known from the film series Taxi and Tasks, is since may 2018 under fire. At the time, said a French actress that she is drugged and raped by Besson. Then walked the number of accusations quickly.
One of the new five women is a former assistant of Besson, who says multiple times to be harassed by the filmmaker. Also came three times to a sexual encounter without mutual consent, reports Mediapart. Two other women are former students of him.
French director indicted for rape