French film director Luc Besson is accused of sexual misconduct by five more women

Mail Online | 11/28/2018 | Leah Mcdonald For Dailymail.com
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French film director Luc Besson has been accused of sexual harassment and abuse by five more women.

The claims come following a rape complaint by Belgian-Dutch actress Sand Van Roy and accusations he harassed two other women in France.

Women - Accusations - Abuse - Harassment - French

Now five additional women have come forward with accusations of sexual abuse and harassment against him, French magazine Mediapart reported.

French media reports state that in total nine women who have accused the director of sexual crimes, ranging from rape to inappropriate behavior.

Mediapart - Report - Student - Besson - School

In the Mediapart report, a former student at Besson’s school, l’Ecole de la Cité, alleged that she was sexually harassed by Besson in 2015 while on an internship with him after her second year in the school.

She was later hired by Besson to work as an assistant. The young woman claimed that she endured unwanted kiss and hugs.

Women - Report - Police - Mid-July - Mediapart

She is the only one of the five women in the new report to have spoken to police, which happened in mid-July, Mediapart said.

Another accuser said she was hired by Besson to assist him at EuropaCorp in the 2000s.

Woman - Relationship - Time

The woman claims she was forced into a sexual relationship with him at a time when she was struggling financially.

Another assistant, who chose to remain anonymous, detailed three sexual encounters with Besson as well as a pattern of harassment at work.

Time - Harassment - Employee

At the time of the alleged harassment, she confided in other employee.

She also provided Besson's agenda and a note from Hotel Meurice in Paris which was allegedly written...
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