Oscar winner Cotillard backs 9/11 conspiracy theories
French actress Marion Cotillard has admitted to having doubts about the official version of the September 11 attacks in the US.
PARIS, March 3, 2008 - French actress Marion Cotillard, who picked up
an Oscar for best actress in Hollywood last week, has admitted to having
doubts about the official version of the September 11 attacks in the US.
"I think we're lied to about a lot of things," she said during a television
programme first broadcast last year which has resurfaced on the Internet.
The actress, who picked up the award for playing Edith Piaf in the French
film "La Vie En Rose," cited the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001 as
one example, adding: "I tend to believe in the conspiracy theory."
Cotillard could not be reached Sunday but her lawyer, Vincent Toledano,
told AFP she had "never intended to contest nor question the attacks of
September 11, 2001, and regrets the way old remarks have been taken out of
In the video, the 32-year-old Parisian talks about watching films on the
internet challenging the official version of the September 11 attacks, saying
"its fascinating, even addictive."
She continues: "Did man really walk on the moon? Me, I've seen a fair few
documentaries on the subject. That, really, I question. In any case I don't
believe everything people tell me, that's for sure."