Subscriber Account active since. Free subscriber-exclusive audiobook! The Cannes Film Festival is "The biggest payday of the year" for many local prostitutes, and even C-list actresses who flock to the A-list premieres. They're the ones who are well-dressed and not smoking. While the annual Cannes Film Festival has become famous for images of A-list stars arriving via yacht for star-studded movie premieres, the real drama is what happens on the periphery of the paparazzis' lens.
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Prostitutes At The Cannes Film Festival
Apparently there is more to indulge in at the Cannes Film Festival than cinema, scenery, and spirits. A new in-depth Hollywood Reporter feature details the high-end sex trade that occurs annually on the French Riviera, thanks to information provided by several Cannes regulars—the most forthcoming of whom appears to be the Lebanese businessman Elie Nahas. Ahead, we highlight the most eye-opening revelations:. The women ran the gamut, from full-time escorts to models to beauty queens, and they serviced men in hotels, on yachts and in the palatial villas in the hills above Cannes, police said. Philippe Camps, a lawyer for a Paris-based anti-prostitution organization that was a civil plaintiff in the trial, tells THR that some of the women were brought to Cannes under false pretenses and coerced into prostitution. In return, if they are lucky, concierges sometimes steer clients their way.
Inside The Secret World Of Prostitution At The Cannes Film Festival
The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival , and received praise from the film critics. While on a summer holiday with her family in the south of France, year-old Isabelle decides to lose her virginity to a cute German boy named Felix. The experience leaves her unsatisfied.
By Erin Clements. Chrissy Teigen has a highly lucrative modeling career, but she says others in her industry have resorted to picking up work as high-end prostitutes. She adds: 'A lot of models go there to make their side money. I don't really have much to offer,' she joked.