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#MeToo Movement Has Gone Too Far, Catherine Deneuve Says

Catherine Deneuve during a Lincoln Center celebration in November.The singer complained that a new “puritanism” goes opposite French traditions of seduction.

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Catherine Deneuve during a Lincoln Center celebration in November.The singer complained that a new “puritanism” goes opposite French traditions of seduction.

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A discuss is distracted in France, after Catherine Deneuve assimilated some-more than 100 French women, including distinguished actresses and performers, to malign a #MeToo movement.

In a minute published in a journal Le Monde, a women pronounced a fallout from a Harvey Weinstein liaison had left too far.

NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley reports for a Newscast unit:

“The women pronounced a #MeToo transformation had turn a magician hunt. They pronounced assault should not be confused with betrayal and that a male should have a right to strike on a lady — to take a lick or send a carnal text.

“Dozens of women responded in a opposite minute published this morning. They indicted a others of banalizing passionate assault and of perplexing to set behind progress.”

The Deneuve-signed minute reflects France’s churned feelings about widespread accusations of systematic passionate bungle by absolute group in mixed countries in new months.

Many people, however, feel a same approach as Deneuve and others — that concerns of a new “puritanism” goes opposite French traditions of seduction.

The letter, antiquated Monday, was created in French and translated here by The New York Times.

“Rape is a crime. But unrelenting or awkward flirting is not a crime, nor is flattery a loyalist aggression,” a minute begins. “As a outcome of a Weinstein affair, there has been a legitimate fulfilment of a passionate assault women experience, quite in a workplace, where some group abuse their power. It was necessary. But now this ransom of debate has been incited on a head.”

“They contend that a #MeToo transformation has led to a debate of open accusations that have placed undeserving people in a same difficulty as sex offenders though giving them a possibility to urge themselves. “This expedited probity already has a victims, group prevented from practicing their contention as punishment, forced to resign, etc., while a usually thing they did wrong was touching a knee, perplexing to take a kiss, or vocalization about ‘intimate’ things during a work dinner, or promulgation messages with passionate connotations to a lady whose feelings were not mutual,” they write.”

France has a possess #MeToo transformation called #Balancetonporc, or “Expose Your Pig.”

The #MeToo transformation was in a spotlight over a weekend in Hollywood. At a Golden Globes, women wore black to communicate their support for people who have reported abuse.

The Time’s Up initiative, directed during fighting passionate nuisance in and outward of Hollywood, also called on women to wear black on a red carpet.

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When a uncover started, a subject remained front and center, as horde Seth Meyers done nuisance a concentration of many of his monologue, directing jokes toward Harvey Weinstein.

Weinstein, a longtime awards tie wasn’t present, Meyers said, though he’d be behind in 20 years as “the initial chairman ever booed during a In Memoriam.”