Besson is in October, interrogated by the police about the first accusation of sexual harassment
French filmmaker Luc Besson is faced with a further five allegations of sexual misconduct. The director of Lucy is since may is under fire, when actress Sand Van Roy, submitted a complaint against Besson. She says that he drugged and raped during a meeting in a hotel in Paris.
At that time, denied Besson the claims in a statement from his lawyer, Thierry Marembert, but in July, a number of other alleged victims with the French Mediapart.
Now there are five women to Mediapart stepped up to share their experiences with sexual harassment by Besson. Among them is a former assistant, who says she twice blackmailed was to have sex with the 59-year-old during a meeting with his EuropaCorp production company in 2000, while theatre producer Karine Isambert claims that she was manipulated by Besson in 1995.
Another woman, a former student at L’ecole de la Cite film school in EuropaCorp, accuse Besson of repeatedly kissing and hugging while as an intern and assistant worked. They made there in July reported to the police.
The filmmaker has not yet responded to the latest claims. There is still an investigation into the complaint Of Roy. According to Variety he is the previous month were interviewed.