A woman has been removed from the Cannes red carpet after stripping off and appearing to making a pro-Ukraine protest, according to eyewitnesses.
The woman reportedly stripped off all of her clothes and fell to her knees screaming in front of the assembled photographers. Security guards soon rushed over and covered the woman with a coat.
Eyewitnesses also claimed the women was wearing body paint in the colors of the Ukrainian flag with “Stop raping us” written across her abdomen.
The New York Times‘ Kyle Buchanan was the first to report the news on Twitter.
On the Cannes red carpet for George Miller’s new movie, the woman in front of me stripped off all her clothes (covered in body paint) and fell to her knees screaming in front of photographers. Cannes authorities rushed over, covered her in a coat, & blocked my camera from filming pic.twitter.com/JFdWlwVMEw
— Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) May 20, 2022
More to come.