Brigitte Bardot Fined for Inciting Racial HatredThis wasn't some civil lawsuit over defamation of character. Bardot was actually put on trial and convicted of a crime.
French actress-turned-animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot was convicted Thursday of inciting racial hatred and ordered to pay $6,000 - the fourth such fine for the former sex symbol since 1997.
The Paris court sentenced Bardot, 69, for remarks in her book A Scream in the Silence, an outspoken attack on gays, immigrants and the jobless that shocked France last year.
In the book, she laments the "Islamization of France" and the "underground and dangerous infiltration of Islam" ...
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