'France's Got Talent' suspends production after judge is accused of sexual misconduct

Carla Harmon
October 20, 2017

Rozon wrote that he was resigning "out of respect for the employees and the families that work for these organizations as well as all our partners". 'I certainly don't want to overshadow their activities.

French police are reportedly investigating an incident that happened in Paris in 1994, according to CBC News. Shaken by the allegations, I wish to devote my time to the point.

"To all those who I may have offended in my life, I'm sincerely sorry", he said.

Mr Rozon issued a statement on Facebook shortly before a story by Montreal newspaper Le Devoir was published, detailing allegations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment from nine women spanning three decades.

A judge on the French talent series has been accused by a number of women of sexual misconduct - and now the show has suspended production.

The comments came a few hours after Quebec artist Guillaume Wagner said he would no longer work for Just For Laughs "as long as someone who assaults is in charge".

Sex education in schools is more important then ever, particularly in light of the recent sexual harassment allegations rocking Quebec's cultural industries, the province's education minister said Thursday.

He founded the festival in 1983, and TV programmes from the festival are seen in 150 countries worldwide. The event, which began in 1983, is said to be the world's largest worldwide comedy festival. Also, Radio Canada recalls that the producer "had pleaded guilty in a case of sexual assault in November 1998", which occurred in full in the 15th anniversary of the Just for laughs Festival, the Manoir Rouville-Campbell, Mont-Saint-Hilaire.

The Weinstein revelations have encouraged women and their supporters around the world to speak up and denounce cases of sexual assault.

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