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Gerard Depardieu becomes Belgium citizen

Gerard Depardieu becomes Belgium citizen

Aug 25 2013, 3:52pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Gerard Depardieu became an honorary citizen of Belgium on Saturday (08.24.13). The 63-year-old French actor - who moved there last December over his anger at French President Francois Hollande's...

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Gerard Depardieu becomes Belgium citizen

Aug 25 2013, 3:52pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Gerard Depardieu became an honorary citizen of Belgium on Saturday (08.24.13).

The 63-year-old French actor - who moved there last December over his anger at French President Francois Hollande's proposed 75 per cent tax hike on the super-rich - hosted a party for 200 of his neighbors to celebrate the occasion in his new home town of Nechin, which is located beside the French border.

But 'The Life of Pi' star, who put his $65 million home in Paris on the market last year, insisted that he still loves his native country and his anti-tax stance was a misunderstanding.

According to local press, he said: "I am a free man. I feel home everywhere in Europe."

He added: "It's a big misunderstanding. I love France."

Russian President Vladimir Putin also granted the actor citizenship earlier this year shortly after Gerard declared in an open letter than he planned to turn over his passport and French social security card because of Hollande's new tax on millionaires.

But it seems the actor then decided that it was more suitable for him to become a Belgium national and he appears to be completely at ease in Nechin, which has become well known for the number of French millionaires living there.

France's civil code states that a person must take up a new nationality in order to relinquish their French citizenship.

Gerard previously ranted: "We no longer have the same homeland, I am a true European, a citizen of the world, as my father always taught me to believe."

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Gerard Depardieu Shows Off Not So Killer Bod in Death Valley -- See the Shirtless Pic

Oct 7 2014 6:42pm CDT | Source: USMagazine

Gerard Depardieu went shirtless on set and bared his belly in Death Valley — see the picture here This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Gerard Depardieu Shows Off Not So Killer Bod i ...
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Gerard Depardieu claims in his memoir that he was a ‘rent boy’ at the age of 10

Oct 7 2014 6:45am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

It’s difficult to remember a time when Gerard Depardieu was one of the most beloved French actors out there. He was considered one of the great French actors, loyal to French audiences but willing to do some English-language work too. But over the past few years, Gerard has had some issues. There were some arrests and drunken shenanigans. He seemed to have a profound drinking problem (he recently claimed that he drinks 14 bottles of wi ...
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Amanda Bynes Is Engaged, Michael C. Hall Takes on Hedwig + More in Today’s Last Lap

Oct 6 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

Amanda Bynes is engaged, get your first look at Michael C. Hall as Hedwig, the cast of Sex and the City tweet about the possibility of a new movie, and Saturday Night Live was accused of stealing a sketch. All that and more in today’s Last Lap. Amanda Bynes says she’s engaged to her 19-year-old boyfriend named Caleb. [InTouch] Amid rumors there’s going to be a Sex and the City 3, the cast tweeted their ex ...
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Gerard Depardieu Reveals Shocking Past as Young Prostitute at Age 10, Grave Robber

Oct 6 2014 2:32pm CDT | Source: US Magazine

Gerard Depardieu's new autobiography includes revelations about his past as a 10-year-old male prostitute and grave robberThis article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Gerard Depardieu Reveals Shocking Past as You ...
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Gerard Depardieu claims that he was a rent boy when he was 10 years old

Oct 5 2014 6:59pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Recently French actor Gerard Depardieu took time out of his busy schedule of drinking 14 bottles of wine a day and gaining Russian citizenship to avoid paying taxes in order to write an autobiography.According to the DailyMail the book takes many dark turns including him recalling that as a toddler his mother would repeatedly recount how she tried aborting him with knitting needles. Depardieu recalls that by the time he was ten years old he could pass for fifteen a ...
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Depardieu reveals details of his troubled past in autobiography

Oct 5 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: Daily Mail

Gerard Depardieu has revealed he was once a rent boy, a grave robber and a petty thief who was jailed for stealing a car before being saved from destitution by a gay ...
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