French actor Gerard Depardieu reveals he was a gigolo and thief in his new book

2014-10-07 10:39

Renowned French actor, Gerard Depardieu has revealed that he worked as a male escort before being spotted by a talent scout.

Gerard Depardieu becomes Belgium citizen

2013-08-26 20:30

French actor Gerard Depardieu has became an honorary citizen of Belgium despite obtaining Russian citizenship in January to avoid paying taxes in his native country.

Depardieu back in Paris for Fifa film

2013-08-06 19:43

Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu is shooting a film in Paris for the first time since he sparked a huge outcry by leaving France for tax reasons and taking Russian nationality.

Drunk driving costs Depardieu his licence

2013-06-21 13:13

A Paris court has fined "Franco-Russian" actor Gerard Depardieu about R54 000 for driving under the influence and withdrew his driver's licence for six months.

Strauss-Kahn sex scandal film leaks online

2013-05-17 15:40

The sex scandal surrounding disgraced ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has returned to Cannes when clips of an upcoming film about the affair leaked onto the internet.

Gerard Depardieu due back in court

2013-04-05 12:34

Gerard Depardieu has to appear in a Paris court to face a drink-driving charge, but it is unclear whether the eccentric French actor would show up after skipping a previous court date.

Depardieu ready to appear before court

2013-01-09 09:16

French star Gerard Depardieu, who allegedly skipped out on a drunk driving court appearance, has said he is ready to appear before the tribunal "when they want".

Gerard Depardieu welcomes Russian passport

2013-01-04 17:01

Gerard Depardieu, who has threatened to relocate outside France to protest a planned 75% income tax, has welcomed the Russian passport he was recently granted.

Putin offers Depardieu Russian passport

2012-12-20 12:18

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is ready to offer French movie star Gerard Depardieu a Russian passport to resolve his tax row, calling him a friend.

Depardieu kisses French passport goodbye

2012-12-16 20:25

A French paper says actor Gerard Depardieu is giving up his French passport in a dispute over taxes.

Gerard Depardieu's new role: Tax exile

2012-12-10 16:48

French politicians have reacted with dismay after it emerged the country's leading actor, Gerard Depardieu, has taken up the role of tax exile in neighbouring Belgium.

Magical new Life of Pi trailer lands

2012-09-25 14:50

A new subtitle-free international trailer for Ang Lee's movie adaptation of Yann Martel's bestseller Life of Pi has been released, exclusive to Channel24.

Depardieu calls Strauss-Kahn 'arrogant'

2012-03-16 12:12

French cinema icon Gerard Depardieu has said he's going to play former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a movie because he does not like him.

Gerard Depardieu: I'm not a monster

2011-09-14 17:30

French film star Gerard Depardieu has said he had no choice but to relieve himself into a bottle on a plane after a flight attendant blocked the bathroom door.

Wee problem: Depardieu's aim to blame

2011-08-17 18:30

Gerard Depardieu has insisted he had been trying to urinate into a bottle when he splashed a plane's carpet and caused a flight delay.

Binoche shrugs off Depardieu

2010-09-02 13:33

Juliette Binoche has told British media that Gerard Depardieu's public outburst against her left her bewildered.

Binoche shrugs off Depardieu

2010-09-02 13:33

Juliette Binoche has told British media that Gerard Depardieu's public outburst against her left her bewildered.


Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles fo wine a day

2014-09-19 04:00

Gerard Depardieu claims he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day and begins his day with champagne at 10:00 in the morning.

Depardieu still true loves France

2013-08-24 07:00

Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu has insisted that the controversy over his quitting France was "a big misunderstanding" and that he still loves his country.

Depardieu hurt in Moscow car crash

2013-06-25 16:38

French movie star Gerard Depardieu was slightly injured in a car accident in central Moscow, where he is shooting scenes of his latest film, Russian media has reported.

Depardieu seeks Algerian passport

2013-06-16 21:16

French actor and new Russian national Gerard Depardieu says he is applying for an Algerian passport and possibly others, describing himself a "world citizen".

Gerard Depardieu a court no-show

2013-04-05 15:05

A lawyer for French actor Gerard Depardieu says the actor again couldn't make it in court to face drunken driving charges.

Depardieu denies he left France over tax

2013-03-18 13:05

Calling France a "sad" place led by an uninspired government, actor Gerard Depardieu has dealt his former country a healthy dose of criticism, but denied he left for tax reasons.

Depardieu: I'm still a French citizen

2013-01-08 13:49

French Actor Gerard Depardieu has denied allegations that he accepted a Russian passport to escape the taxman in France, and claims he is still a French citizen.

Gerard Depardieu granted Russian citizenship

2013-01-03 12:07

Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who has been sparring with his native country over taxes, has been granted Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin.

Depardieu must prove he loves Belgium

2012-12-17 22:03

Gerard Depardieu may find acquiring Belgian nationality a tough business with a senior official saying that the French tax exile would have to prove a real love for Belgium's culture.

French PM: Depardieu's tax move pathetic

2012-12-13 14:05

Gerard Depardieu's decision to establish residency in Belgium, which does not have a wealth tax, is "pathetic" and unpatriotic, French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has said.

Gerard Depardieu caught drunk on scooter

2012-11-30 10:46

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been detained by Parisian police officials for allegedly driving drunk on his scooter.

Gerard Depardieu faces assault complaint

2012-08-17 07:27

French actor Gerard Depardieu is facing a legal complaint for assault and battery after getting into an altercation with a car driver in Paris, an official has said.

Depardieu to play digraced Strauss-Kahn

2012-02-06 13:48

Controversial US director Abel Ferrara is making a film about the sex scandal that destroyed former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn's political career - with Gerard Depardieu in the lead role.

Depardieu: I was stone-cold sober

2011-08-20 14:58

Gerard Depardieu has denied he was drunk when he urinated on the floor of a plane, blaming his "prostate problems" for the incident.

Gerard Depardieu pees on plane

2011-08-17 14:44

French film actor Gerard Depardieu has reportedly urinated in a plane cabin on a Paris to Dublin flight, because he could not wait any longer.

Binoche shrugs off Depardieu

2010-09-02 13:33

Juliette Binoche has told British media that Gerard Depardieu's public outburst against her left her bewildered.

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