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Spanish film star Gabriel Guevara was arrested for sexual assault while in attendance this weekend Venice International Film Festival.
The 22-year-old was the star of primevideois the unexpected hit Spanish language movie my mistakebetter known by the name in his native language, Culpa Mía. But while Guevara was away at the film festival over the long weekend, cops came to arrest him for what he said was a disturbing crime.
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Per diversityGuevara was arrested by Italian state police on Saturday while he was at the festival. According to this source, the arrest warrant comes from a case currently pending in France. The Venice-based Italian Court of Appeal will now “soon render a verdict” to decide whether Guevara should be extradited to France.
In an opinion on it diversity On Sunday, film festival organizers said no program changes were planned following Guevara’s arrest:
“Following the news articles that have appeared on various websites about the arrest in Venice of Spanish actor Gabriel Guevara, the Biennale hereby clarifies that his presence in Venice was not linked to any events or productions related to the 80th Venice International Film Festival.” ”
Well, Guevara had is due to receive an award this weekend. He was due to accept the Best New Actor award on Sunday find Italy. This outfit is not albeit linked to the Venice International Film Festival. And after Guevara was arrested on Saturday, Finding Italy revealed in a subsequent message of their own that they are “not moving forward with the tribute” to the young actor.
Specific further details on the allegations of sexual assault against Guevara have not yet been announced.
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