Actress Alexandra Lamy reacted on social networks to Anny Duperey's comments on Saturday on the “late witch hunt” targeting Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon.
“You must tell all these victims that you do not like the late hunt for rapists and criminals.” The actress Alexandra Lamy responded this Sunday to comments made on Saturday on RTL by the actress Anny Duperey.
Commenting on recent complaints from actress Judith Godrèche against filmmakers Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon for events that occurred in the 1980s and 90s, Anny Duperey said:
“I'm going to get hit, but I think this is all extremely exaggerated. “Even six years with a director… Under the influence, I'm willing, but still consenting, right? I don't really know what to think about this thing, but I don't really like late-night witch hunts like that.”
“Hunting for rapists”
“Madame Duperey (…) You want to tell all these women that you do not like the late witch hunt, but they are not witches, they are rapists, criminals, you must tell all these victims that you do not like the hunt for rapists and criminals”, published Alexandra Lamy this Sunday on X.
“Thank you Madame Duperey, on behalf of all the victims, of all those who have the courage to speak, for asking them to be silent because it has been a long time,” she adds.
Alexandra Lamy is very committed to violence against women. She notably participated in a demonstration against sexist and sexual violence in 2019. She also directed a film in 2022 entitled Affectedon a group of women victims of sexual violence.
Relationship under influence
Judith Godrèche filed a complaint last week against filmmakers Benoît Jacquot and Jacques Doillon. The actress shared the life of Benoît Jacquot when she was 14 and he was 39. Today she describes a relationship under influence, violent and punctuated by “sexual sadism”.
A preliminary investigation has since been opened on February 7. It “concerns the offenses of rape of a minor under 15 years of age by a person in authority, rape, violence by a partner, and sexual assault of a minor over 15 years of age by a person in authority, all of the facts denounced having taken place between 1986 and 1992”.
Judith Godrèche also implicated Jacques Doillon, 79 years old. By evoking facts which date back to the filming by the latter of The 15 year old girlreleased in 1989. A film shot when Judith Godrèche was that age, and living with Benoît Jacquot.
Jacques Doillon denounced “lies” on Friday and said he was at the disposal of justice, in a statement sent to AFP. As for Benoît Jacquot, he assured Telerama having had a “consensual love affair” with Judith Godrèche.