Polanski’s wife says ‘Non merci!’ to Oscars’ academy invite

Film director Roman Polanski and Emmanuelle Seigner arrive at the Madeleine Church to attend a ceremony during a 'popular tribute' to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in Paris, France, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

PARIS (Reuters) – Actress Emmanuelle Seigner on Sunday rejected an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in a column in which she slammed the “hypocrisy” of a group that expelled her husband Roman Polanski two months ago. Seigner, from France, is one of 928 artists and executives which the Academy, […]

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