Erstwhile bombshell Brigitte Bardot is being tried on racism charges for her controversial stance against Muslims in France. She communicated her position last year to now-President Nicholas Sarkozy and publish her letter to Sarkozy in her own foundation’s journal. The actress and animal rights activist’s divisive views about Islam are certainly alarming — as is the notion that Bardot actually has a foundation that publishes its own quarterly journal. What’s more, this isn’t the first time she’s been accused of this kind of discrimination.


AP via Yahoo News:

In a Paris court hearing Tuesday, prosecutors said they are seeking a two-month suspended prison sentence and a $23,900 fine against the former screen siren and animal rights campaigner.

Bardot, 73, was not present for the hearing. A verdict is expected June 3.

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