Gerard Depardieu

'I Shot Two Lions & Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Heavy weight French actor Gerard Depardieu has claimed he shot dead two lions during a trip to Africa. The 65-year-old made reference to his "hero...

Why I Love Fifa

Timothy Kennett | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Sport
Timothy Kennett

I have always followed the career of the actor Sam Neill with interest. It started in physics class in my early teens, when Neill presented a series...

The Sound of Gerard

Deborah C Dooley | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah C Dooley

David Beckham is undeniably gorgeous. But for me, the second he begins to speak, that gorgeousness becomes a distant memory. Conversely, Gerard Depardieu does not, perhaps, immediately strike one as conventionally appealing. But the minute he opens his mouth - quel delight!

WATCH: Gerard Depardieu Gets Sharp End Of Pussy Riot's Tongue

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Pussy Rioters Nadezda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina have been making the most of their recent freedom, speaking forth on a variety of topics dear ...

Would You Fly 'Cyran R'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

This time last year French Gérard Depardieu was applying for Russian citizenship in order to avoid a tax for millionaires in his home country. In ...

Celebrities And Their Million-Dollar Gigs for Dictators

Victoria Sadler | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Celebrities don't need the money. So why do they do it? Why do they take the risk of performing for these immoral regimes when there is so much for them at stake? Well, the frank answer is either they are stupid or they are greedy. And neither excuse is acceptable.

Is France Finished?

Damian Collins | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

On Sunday, the English cyclist Chris Froome swept down the Champs-Élysées to win the 100th Tour de France. He is only the second ever Englishman to carry off the famous yellow jersey, following Bradley Wiggins' triumph last year. But as Froome's fans shout 'allez!' the youth of France are more likely to be crying to each other 'barrez'; which roughly translates as 'scram', 'beat it', 'get out of here'... An open letter published in Le Point magazine by a Sorbonne student called 'Clare G' claimed that half of 18 to 34-year-olds would leave France.

Review: The Making of Life of Pi

Alice Charles | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
Alice Charles

There's something for everyone here. For Hollywood neophytes, we learn that Gerard Depardieu (who plays the ship's Cook) was "total fun" to work with. For cineastes, there are some wonderful titbits of information detailing how director Ang Lee approached using 3D.

The Week In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK Comedy

From Clegg on the radio to Cameron on the Tube - via showbiz stars, catwalk models and pastries shaped like men's parts (no, really) - check out this ...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK Comedy

So, that was the week that was. In politics, the 'Ronseal' Coalition released their midterm report, MPs demanded a pay rise - while voting for mor...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 11 January, 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

As the end of 2012 spun us around and shot us out like a faulty astronaut training device into the unknown wilds of 2013, most people have probably started the year disoriented and feeling a wee bit sick.

Gerard Depardieu: The Cost of Paying Less in Russia

Jacob Greaves | Posted 11.03.2013 | Home
Jacob Greaves

French actor, Gerard Depardieu just accepted a Russian passport, sealing the deal by embracing President Vladimir Putin. With it comes a tidy 13% tax rate - if and its still an if - he's willing to live in Russia for around half the year. Here are some of the more taxing changes to life he will likely endure if he takes up the offer.

Russia's Newest Citizen (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

First he starred as the eccentric Russian monk and mystic Rasputin, and now Gérard Depardieu has gone one step further to become an official citizen ...

Putin Grants Depardieu Russian Citizenship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gerard Depardieu has been granted Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin, after sparring with his native country over taxes. The French-born actor r...

France Goes Back on its Planned Tax Rise for the Rich

Peter Morgan | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Morgan

Financial reward is the mechanism that creates work in the free market. By taking the incentive for working and developing new skills away, it undermines the fundamental functioning of the free market.

10 Other French People Who Should Run For President

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Comedy

The acting/sporting/philosophising world is in shock this week, following the news that Eric Cantona wants to run for the French presidency. And t...

Mourning the Loss of Palin for President

Taylor Glenn | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Comedy
Taylor Glenn

My reaction to Sarah Palin announcing she will not run for president was similar to learning that Gerard Depardieu had taken a whizz on a plane: not surprising, but strangely disappointing.

Caroline Frost

'Potiche' Director Francois Ozon: 'Depardieu Is A Monster... In A Good Way'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

“Gerard is a monster... in a good way,” chuckles Francois Ozon, the director charged with bringing Monsieur Depardieu to heel in the French comedy...