Julie Perreault dissociates herself from the anti-police publication of her colleague of “Reasonable Doubt”
Julie Perreault insisted on dissociating herself from the anti-police publication published a few days ago by her fellow actress from Reasonable doubt. The actress claimed to Newspaper that she had liked Nadia Essadiqi’s photo without knowing what the letters ACAB meant (All cops Are Bastards) and believed it was just a promotional post for the series.
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“I was irresponsible for not looking properly and ignorant for not knowing what this term meant,” explains Julie Perreault who herself joined The newspaper by telephone. It really is the truth. “
The actress, who says she is not very active on social networks, found herself caught in the whirlwind following the controversial publication of her colleague dressed as a police officer in the series Reasonable doubt. Visibly affected by the news, Julie Perreault explained that she in no way endorsed the hostile mention towards the police officers of Nadia Essadiqi.
Screenshot, Instagram @labronze_
The post on her Instagram @labronze_, with the mention ACAB, before it was withdrawn.
“I have defended police officers throughout my career, it’s about the profession that I respect the most,” she adds. I disagree with everything and I am absolutely sorry today to be caught up in this matter, because I really had nothing to do with it. “
The actress, who plays the star investigator in the CBC series, worked closely with investigators to refine her role. “At no time do I want these people to think that there was a lie on my side,” she said.
She claims to have done her duty by phoning the people responsible to tell them where she was in this story. “I had to respond to certain people who ask me for explanations,” she says. I accept to be guilty of not knowing this term, which proves that I am a responsible citizen who is absolutely not demonstrating against anyone, and certainly not against this profession that I have been defending on screen for so many years. ”
The actress added that if she was not responsible for the actions of her colleagues, she wanted to take her responsibilities, especially towards the role and the series she defends.
“I am responsible for myself, for my duty as a citizen and for my duty to my employers,” she explains. That of being extremely respectful for all this time that I have been practicing this profession and of being able to have harmonious, authentic and sincere relationships. “