Frédéric Beigbeder stirs controversy after a column about Woody Allen on “France Inter” – Gala
At the microphone of France Inter, Frédéric Beigbeder has taken the defense of the director Woody Allen, accused by his adopted daughter’s sexual assault. The writer has invited the filmmaker to come and live in France, a country which knows how to distinguish ” the personal life of the author of his work “. An output which has provoked the wrath of many listeners.
This Thursday, January 25, Frédéric Beigbeder was at the microphone of France Inter for his weekly column. The writer, who was chained to the controversy, had decided to devote his column to Woody Allen. Frédéric Beigbeder explains that the film Manhattan of the director, new yorkers came out in 1979 had changed his life. The writer admits to having seen all the films of Woody Allen, 53 in total, and wait with anxious the next : Wonder Wheel which will be released on our screens on 31 march.
In his chronicle, he expressed regret that the fans of Woody Allen’s “pressure is a hell” since Dylan Farrow, the adoptive daughter of the director reiterated his accusations of sexual assault last week. The writer concludes that it will be increasingly difficult for the filmmaker to make films. It therefore calls on the latter to come and live in France, stating that france knows how to distinguish ” the personal life of the author of his work.”Frédéric Beigbeder ends with his words : “The private person doesn’t look at us. Maybe he looks at the justice of his country, which has already cleared two times, but we have to separate the art from the artist “.
A chronicle which has not pleased all the listeners of France Inter. On Twitter, a user said : “This morning on the Inter, Beigbeder comes to the defense of this poor victim of Woody Allen. Not a word to his daughter. It is beautiful, the public service “. With this column, Frédéric Beigbeder is stirring new criticism. Already yesterday, he created controversy by écharpant with nagui (French speacker) and Thierry Ardisson about his latest book, A life without end.
“The private person doesn’t look at us.” this morning on the inter, Beigbeder comes to the defense of this poor victim of Woody Allen. Not a word to his daughter. It is beautiful, the service public.
— Roman Burrell (@RomainBurrel) January 25, 2018
This morning I wanted to be smart and listen to France Inter, rather than NRJ/Virgin on the route of the taf.
10 min and a chronicle of Frederick “separate the man from the work,” Beigbeder later, back at the games at the con and parodies of songs, thank you very much.
— Elliot SacchaReid (@ElliotReid_MD) January 25, 2018
Beigbeder on Woody Allen repeats the mantra : it is necessary to separate the work of the artist. Who is surprised ? #Inter
— Gregory Orain (@Grgrrn) January 25, 2018
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