Adèle Haenel, a French actress, walked out of the César awards ceremony in Paris on Friday after Roman Polanski won an award.
The actress left the ceremony after Polanski, 86, won the award for handiest director. The César awards are idea to be France’s equivalent of the Oscars.
The awards have been marred with controversy since nominating Polanski, whose film “An Officer and a Examine” earned 12 nominations. Polanski also won for handiest adapted screenplay.
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Haenel’s walkout was seemingly in state to the director’s win following allegations of sexual assault, including his 1977 conviction of statutory rape of a 13-year-dilapidated.
Polanski was no longer recent at the ceremony, having previously stated that he feared for his safety, according to BBC.
Haenel, who said she was sexually abused as a child by another director, reportedly left the room saying, “Shame!”
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The actress, 31, was adopted out of the ceremony by director Céline Sciamma.
Adèle Haenel and Roman Polanski.
Comedian and actress Florence Foresti presented at the awards and did no longer return to the stage following Polanski’s win, writing “disgusted” on her Instagram story afterward.
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Protestors gathered start air of the ceremony’s venue ahead of the awards, and the César’s total board resigned in February after facing backlash.