Paris court sentences Gérard Depardieu for drunk driving

The fiery French actor, who recently adopted Russian citizenship amid a spat with the government on taxes, was fined and his licence suspended.

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French cinema star and newly-minted Russian citizen Gérard Depardieu was found guilty Friday morning of driving while intoxicated following an arrest in November 2012, and was fined 4,000 euros and had his license suspended for six months, reports The Hollywood Reporter.