Keyword: Gérard Depardieu

Depardieu shows off his new Russian passport

Tax exile Gérard Depardieu has shown the press his new Russian passport before dining with President Vladimir Putin at Black Sea resort of Sochi.

The rich stars feeding off a subsidised French cinema industry

Leading French film producer lambasts huge fees paid to the country's cinema stars whose demands are largely met via subsidies paid to the industry.

Brigitte Bardot threatens Russia move in bid to save elephants

French cinema icon and animal rights campaigner says she will apply for Russian citizenship unless slaughter of two sick circus elephants is stopped.

Putin grants tax-exile Depardieu Russian nationality

The actor, who recently announced he was moving to Belgium to flee French taxes, is offered Russian citizenship in a decree by President Putin.

Gérard Depardieu says he's giving up French passport

Actor claims he was "insulted" by critics for becoming a tax exile in Belgium and writes letter to prime minister renouncing his French passport.

French PM slams flight of the 'greedy rich'

Jean-Marc Ayrault attacks wealthy citizens fleeing France's punitive tax on high incomes as greedy profiteers seeking to "become even richer".

Depardieu bids ‘adieu’ to France to avoid taxes

Leading actor Gérard Depardieu has set up his home in a Belgian town straddling the French border, a local mayor has confirmed.

Depardieu fails alcohol test after Paris scooter crash

French actor Gerard Depardieu, who was unhurt, was detained and brought to a police station where he could face a misdemeanor charge.

Gerard Depardieu flees French wealth tax

The actor, who has bought a home in Belgium, is latest rich Frenchman to flee his country and the wealth taxes levied by President Hollande.

Depardieu, Adjani to star in France's Strauss-Kahn movie

Strauss-Kahn and Anne Sinclair will be played by two of France's best-known actors in a movie about sex, politics and love on the rocks.

Depardieu attacks 'smug' DSK and 'arrogant' French

France’s actor Gérard Depardieu launched a withering attack on DSK, describing him as “arrogant” and “smug” and "like all French people".

Gérard Depardieu's wee plane incident 'down to prostate'

Gérard Depardieu's in-flight pee urgency was down to prostate problems and a too-small plastic bottle, says travelling companion.