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French Porn Actors Charged With Rape In Country First

French Porn Actors Charged With Rape In Country First
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Now that four French porn actors have been recently taken to court over rape, a new and groundbreaking precedent has been set for the adult film industry.

The adult entertainers were arrested after a woman who worked in the industry spoke up about having undergone harassment and abuse.

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This is considered a significant development in the industry. Investigators have already identified at least 50 survivors.

French Porn Actors Charged With Rape In Country First

In 2020, tens of female porn entertainers came forward after an investigation was conducted into an amateur porn hub. The woman shared experiences about the abuse they went through while on both amateur and professional film sets.

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One of the women explained that she felt pain days after being forced to participate in certain sexual acts by a director. Many others told of scenarios where they were made to perform in scenes they had not been previously told about.

Another woman explained that she was made to have sex with a man who did not wear a condom. It turned out that the man had STIs, although he lied about testing previously.

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The woman ended up with herpes.

In 2020, four people in France faced charges of pimping and modern slavery. The four included two producers.

The case was the first of its kind in the industry's history. For the first time, the actors are facing rape charges.

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French Porn Actors Charged With Rape In Country First

The charges come after thousands of victims throughout France went on social media and shared stories of the police failing to take their complaints seriously. They used the hashtag #DoublePeine, which translates to "Victimized Twice."

The media reported that the complaints were started by an Instagram post made by a feminist known as Anna Toumazoff. She was talking about the assaults the women reported to the police in Montpellier.