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Gerard Depardieu fell out of favor

January 29 2008

French broadcaster TF1 has announced boycott of Gerard Depardieu, who recently in an interview, criticized the most successful transfer of the canal.

Legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu has appeared in the center of public scandal. As part of an advertising campaign carried out in support of the new movie "Asterix at the Olympic Games," Depardieu gave an interview where he expressed the most flattering way to the popular TV show.

Gerard, do not hesitate to terms, expressed his attitude to the TV show "Star Academy" (similar to "American Idol") and its art director Nikos Alyagasu. "You just turn on the TV and see this nerd Nikos and his charges, which do not differ from each other. Same type of songs and no ingenuity. This is an abomination, but not creativity. "

Guide channel perturbed by such criticism, immediately reacted to the remarks of a famous actor. TF 1 refused to broadcast the promo of the new film with Depardieu. Moreover, invitations to other shows, go on the air channel, were canceled. By order of the broadcaster, in a regular newscast «Journal 20h00», where a guest was supposed to be a legendary actor, he does not appear.

In turn, Nikos Alyagas reported that between him and Depardieu is no conflict: "He is my longtime friend. Gerard rang me and I felt that he was very embarrassed. I do not think that this story will affect our relationship. "

In any case, these events do not interfere with the picture of Thomas Langmann appear at the appointed time. French premiere of "Asterix at the Olympic Games" scheduled for January 30, according to France Soir.


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