Try to justify yourself … and go deeper. This is the fate that Pascal Légitimus seems to have known this Saturday. Asked about BFMTV about the need – or not – to boycott the film "J & # 39; accuse" Roman Polanski, who was accused of rape by the French in our column – the actor invited Friday to separate the "man" and the "person". artist ".
Inconnus members also stirred up a "dinner" at this "very attractive man" 20 years ago. An ambiguous formula that drives him to clarify his thoughts on social networks. But this argument immediately sparked controversy.
"It's not because Polanski invited me to lunch 20 years ago and I like his films that I'm for pedophilia and I defend him. […]. "Voltaire is racist, obscene Sade, Genet, Cocteau, Trenet, homosexuals, and you value their works," he wrote in a message that has since been deleted but was captured by internet users.
The 60-year-old comedian clearly understood a little later that his message seemed to place racism, pedophilia, and homosexuality at the same level. "I don't express myself well […], he said in the second post. I apologize to you and the LGBTQ + community for my fuzzy comments. "
The actor "does not support anything, obviously, the actions" of Roman Polanski, he added. Before concluding it is not "no grudge" that does not really end the wind of protest on social networks.