Emmanuelle Seigner is the guest this Saturday, September 23 of "C l'hebdo, la suite" for the promotion of the play Bungalow 21. She plays Marilyn Monroe at the time of her romance with Yves Montand. A character who "has always fascinated him". "She had a very childish side and did not try to be sexy, she simply was," she told Aurélie Casse on France 5.
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With Vincent Dedienne, who also came to defend her latest piece, she shares the taste for artists of a bygone era. For the actress, our present "is very smooth". "Artists are often a little bit forced to be smooth in interviews... Finally in a politically correct thing, "she regrets. The actress believes that "fame is a burden". "To want to be famous today you have to be a little mentally ill. There are more media, networks... Everyone is criticized, all the time," is his diagnosis.
In her interview, Aurélie Casse returns to the recent statement of Emmanuelle Seigner: "I have no offer in France. They canceled me." An affirmation, which she reiterates tonight in the second part of "C l'hebdo". "I have a lot of offers abroad, in France, no. Because I made a marriage that disturbs some people and in addition I defended my husband in a book, "she continues before hitting French cinema: "But it suits me very well. Given the films they make, it's not a big deal."
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Aurélie Casse then invites Emmanuelle Seigner to comment again on the line of defense she used in October 2022 in "Sept à huit" about Roman Polanski: "All women wanted to sleep with him, he did not need to rape anyone".
The actress remains true to her words: "It may be surprising, but it was a time. I've seen it all and I've lived it. I saw how women were with him. I've seen it and I'm not a liar." Supporting at all costs the one with whom she has been married since 1989, at the risk of jeopardizing her career, is not negotiable for Emmanuelle Seigner who assures: "it is a choice that I have made and I assume it". "I am very happy to be his wife and to have made my life with him," she concludes.
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