Norman would be in custody
This Monday, December 5, 2022, Norman Thavaud would have been placed in police custody, following a preliminary investigation opened by the Paris prosecutor's office, reports Liberation. The 35-year-old YouTuber is being questioned for “acts of corruption of minors and rape“, specifies the newspaper's website, which adds that several young women would accuse him of “acts of a different nature “. An investigation has been underway for several months on the side of the minors protection brigade, in order to cross-check the testimonies of the various alleged victims.
Six alleged victims questioned
According to the newspaper, six alleged victims were questioned by the police. Among them, we find a certain Maggie, a Quebec fan who had testified on Instagram and then in an interview, accusing the Youtubeur of having manipulated her to receive videos and photos of a sexual nature, as well as of having exerted a psychological hold on her in 2020, when she was 16 and he was 31. The latter would have made the trip from Canada for a confrontation, which would be scheduled for Tuesday, December 6. Liberation specifies that, among the other testimonies collected, “all could have been raped” and two alleged victims were minors at the time of the events.
In a tweet, Webedia, group owner of PRBK, announced “the suspension of its collaboration with the youtubeur Norman Thavaud.“
< strong>Pending a possible judgment, Norman Thavaud remains presumed innocent of the charges against him.