November 28, 2021

Ary Abittan dismissed from M6 series after indictment for rape

Julia Fernandez

TV Series Journalist

Raised in “The Saturday Trilogy”, addicted to HBO series, sitcoms and British dramas, she follows with curiosity and enthusiasm the evolution of French series. It doesn’t matter the genre and format, as long as the fictions think outside the box and help society tell its story.

After being indicted in early November following a rape complaint, the actor was dismissed by the production of the series he had been shooting since October 11 for M6, alongside Helena Noguerra and Elodie Frégé.

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Following a rape complaint filed against him on October 31, Ary Abittan (What did we do to the good Lord?) Was indicted and placed under judicial supervision on November 2, according to the Parisian.

The actor is accused by the complainant, a young woman of twenty-three, of having imposed non-consensual sexual practices on him, which his lawyer described as “rape with violence“leading to days of ITT for the alleged victim.

While he was touring since last October 11 The man of our lives (non-final title), a series of 4X52 minutes for M6 where he played one of the main roles alongside Elodie Frégé or Helena Noguerra, the actor was dismissed by the production and the chain, who chose to do so. replace with another actor.

According to information from the site Star TV, it is about Jonathan Zaccaï (Le Bureau des Légendes, Infidèle), who took over the role at a moment’s notice by again filming the scenes previously filmed with Ary Abittan. Filming was extended for two weeks for this purpose, and the previous performer was completely withdrawn from the program.

The actor will star in What have we all done to the good Lord? early 2022, and was also due to go on tour throughout France from December 18 to present his new one-man-show, “Pour de Vrai”.