Accused of rape, Ary Abittan will soon be confronted with his alleged victim. Pending this confrontation, justice has heard the ex-wife of the actor. Explanations.
Last November, Ary Abittan was placed in police custody for 48 hours and then indicted. At the time, our colleagues from Point reported that a young woman, with whom the actor would have “maintained a close relationship (…) without being his companion”, would have accused him of having “imposed a degrading and non-consensual sexual act on her”.
Since then, the investigation has continued. Thus, a few weeks ago, the actor was heard by the judge, in order to give his version of the facts. He allegedly said “he was not aware that the alleged victim did not want this report”, according to information from the magazine Audience.
His ex-wife also heard in this case
While waiting for the confrontation with the presumed victim, it’s Sylvie, the ex-wife of Ary Abittan and mother of his three daughters, which would also have been heard in this case. This is what the magazine reports Audience in its new issue, on sale in newsstands since this Friday, April 15, 2022.
Why did the judge want to hear it? “To better understand the personality of the one who has long made the French laugh,” reports the magazine. Faced with the investigators, “she would have supported her ex-husband in his statements”.
Ary Abittan soon confronted with the alleged victim
While the third part of What the hell have we done? was released a few days ago in theaters, the comedian decided to withdraw from the spotlight. “He withdrew from public life to prepare his defense”, recently confided the director of the film, who assured not to have cut the actor in the editing.
As he risks up to 15 years in prisonAry Abittan must soon to be confronted with the alleged victim. A confrontation that would have been postponed until next May. In the meantime, the actor can always count on the support of his partner, Sarah-Line, who decided to stay by his side despite the scandal. Significant support for the actor.