Cannes Film Festival: Shots Fired, Jewelry Theft, What Next?

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

cannes-shots1The Cannes Film Festival’s starting to read like Oakland, California with reports of a jewelry theft and now shots fired while actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil were in the middle of a live interview.

Makes you wonder what’s next?

According to Reuters, A man fired a gun as actors Christoph Waltz and Daniel Auteuil were in the middle of an interview during a live TV broadcast along the sun-drenched, palm-lined waterfront, sending the pair, and many others, running for cover.

Reuters reporter said that Canal+, the French TV station, was interviewing Austria’s Oscar-winning Waltz and French actor Auteuil live as part of its nightly news show from the beach-front set before a crowd of spectators when a man later described as “crazy” fired two shots into the air.

The show later did go on.

UPDATE: he was firing blanks!

Here are some accounts from Twitter:

The fake shooting followed news the same Friday that more than $1 million in jewels belonging to the Swiss firm Chopard were stolen from a hotel room in Cannes.

What next?

Stay tuned.

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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