Hollywood star Jodie Turner-Smith has fallen sufferer to the curse of Cannes — the jewelry thieves who usually hang-out the world’s greatest movie pageant.
The British-born actress wore eye-catching Gucci gold and diamond jewelry to the pink carpet premiere of her newest movie “After Yang” on Thursday.
The subsequent morning her suite on the Marriott resort within the Riviera resort was damaged into whereas she was having breakfast together with her one-year-old daughter.
Police instructed AFP on Monday that they have been investigating a theft of jewelry from the resort however it was unclear whether or not the jewelry was Gucci’s — loaned for the premiere — or the actress’s personal.
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The star of “Queen & Slim” and the sequence “Nightflyers” and “The Final Ship” made no point out of her loss when she gave a “Girls in Movement” discuss on the pageant Sunday.
However she tweeted later: “I didn’t suppose I’d be spending 2.5 hours within the police station on my remaining day in Cannes, however right here we’re.”
It was the 34-year-old’s first time on the pageant.
Cannes have turn into a infamous looking floor for worldwide cat burglars with a member of the notorious Pink Panthers gang suspected of taking gems value 103 million euros ($130 million) from the Carlton resort in 2013.
That very same 12 months a 1.6-million euro Chopard necklace was stolen on the movie pageant and gems value solely barely much less additionally went lacking.
Embarrassed police have been discovered wanting once more in 2015 when just a few days earlier than the pageant started 17.5 million euros value of jewelry was taken from the Cartier store on the Croisette.
Luxurious manufacturers typically lend their selection items to stars to stroll the pink carpet at Cannes.
Police mentioned the jewelry taken from Turner-Smith’s room was not well worth the tens of 1000’s of euros initially thought.
There was reportedly no signal of pressured entry to her room.
The movie trade bible Selection mentioned one of many gadgets taken was Turner-Smith’s mom’s marriage ceremony ring.