A prosecutor asked Tuesday for a one-year suspended prison sentence, a fine and psychological counseling for actor Guillaume Depardieu, who faces charges of threatening a man with a gun.
The son of celebrated French movie star Gerard Depardieu briefly became ill during the hearing at Lisieux in Normandy, France, forcing a 25-minute suspension. The hearing resumed after a doctor checked the 32-year-old actor.
Depardieu faces charges of illegally carrying a weapon, violence with a weapon and menacing behavior for allegedly threatening a man with a firearm while at a Normandy bar in August. Police said he drew the weapon and fired it in the air after the man mocked his clothes.