The famous actress and animal advocate.
On September 28 a legend of French cinema, Brigitte Bardot is 83 years old. In 1950-1960s she was one of the most beautiful and the most sought-after Actresses, but more than 40 years ago, she announced that he was leaving the cinema. Since then, Bardot does not appear on the screen, but her name is often remembered in the media in connection with loud scandals, which provokes her social activities and strange way of life.
Brigitte Bardot was not a professional actress and got into movies thanks to a happy coincidence: her picture on the cover of the magazine saw Director Marc Allegre. For the first time on screen, she appeared in 1952 and soon became the standard of beauty and style icon. The world popularity to it was brought role in the film “And God created woman”, which in Europe was a scandal. The Catholic Church condemned the defiance of an actress who in the movie appeared Nude and danced on the table. At that time it was too bold and reckless. After this Bardo is called the harbinger of the sexual revolution. The title for it was fixed after she appeared at the Cannes film festival in a bikini. It is believed that she introduced the fashion of a two-piece.
In the 1950s, Brigitte Bardot became an idol of the cinema and trendsetter: after the screens out the film “Babette goes to war”, appeared hairstyles “Babette”, created in the image of the heroine Bardo, and when she started wearing sloppy prohost on top with a trailing bangs, do women have the same hairstyle. The actress even became a model for the sculptural image of Marianne, the national symbol of France.
Brigitte Bardot was the Muse for the most talented artists of her time. Bob Dylan admitted that his first song at the age of 15 is dedicated to her and John Lennon said that in his youth he was a fan of Bardot. Shot her in his films Roger Vadim, Jean-Luc Godard, Louis Malle and other famous Directors. The actress played about 50 roles in cinema and 40 years decided to end his career. The fact that the exploited image of sexy fatal beauty after 35 years has lost its relevance, and the new faces in the movie it is never opened. Many critics write that actress Brigitte Bardot was never outstanding, but its main trump card was attractive appearance and overt behavior on the screen. Therefore, in another role, neither the Directors nor the audience it already is not.
Despite the fact that Brigitte Bardot was called the first beauty of French cinema, and thousands of fans demanded the attention of the actress, her personal life is hardly successful. None of her five marriages did not last long. She has never hidden the fact that, in addition to men, she had many lovers, and some of them were young Alfonso. Second husband, actor Jacques Charrier called her eccentric beauty, a heartless mother and a vile wife. After their divorce, she named her son a parasite on her tumor and said that it can not raise itself, yet by nature the child, and the right of guardianship was awarded to the father. The press often wrote about the fact that the actress is too absurd and whimsical nature, and her strange behavior scare the men. The last years she lived on the ranch all alone, and it be only animals she’s got more than a hundred horses, dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs, goats and sheep.
In 1986, the actress has established the “Fund for the welfare and protection of animals”, which gave 3 million francs earned from the sale at auction of their own clothes and jewelry. She explains her passion: “I gave the men their youth and beauty. Now I offer my wisdom and your experience is the best that I have animals, they love much sincere than the people. The dog brings the pain when dying.” She often turned to the stars to desist from wearing furs and promoted vegetarianism. Her love of animals borders on obsession. In 2013, she stated that she will ask the Russian citizenship, if in Lyon lull of two patients with tuberculosis of elephants. This love for animals some of her friends called the reverse of dislike for people.
In addition to the manifestations dedicated to the love of animals, the actress surprised the audience with their aggressive attitude towards the Muslims and accusatory remarks against homosexuals. On immigrant Muslims in France, she said: “We’ve taken enough from this population that surrounds us, which kills us, destroys our country, forcing us their customs”. 5 times was summoned to the court of France and sentenced to a fine of 15 thousand euros for inciting ethnic hatred, and for the open condemnation of homosexuality and interracial marriages. When she published his memoirs, she is sued “for fascist orientation and racist books.”
The actress has never resorted to plastic surgery, and so now look his age, which did not hesitate: “I hate everything unnatural! All of these braces, transplant… are Aging beautifully. Don’t try to be someone you are not. Do not make the statue.” Recent years, because of hip arthrosis she can’t walk without additional assistance and uses crutches.