Hollywood actress’ jewelry stolen from hotel during Cannes Film Festival


Jewels were stolen from the room of Hollywood actress Judy Turner Smith in Cannes, France, while she was attending the International Film Festival, according to the judicial police in the French city of Nice.

A police source told AFP that an “investigation is underway”, confirming information published by the “Nice Matin” newspaper and the specialized magazine “The Hollywood Reporter”.

Judy Turner Smith at Cannes

Judy Turner Smith at Cannes

It was not immediately clear whether the jewelry belonged to the actress or if it was borrowed from a brand. Common practice in Cannes.

The source indicated that the theft was committed “Friday in the hotel room, and the actress and her surroundings called the police during the day,” noting that The value of the jewelry does not reach tens of thousands of euros Contrary to what the press reported, it is “not huge” compared to previous robberies on the French Riviera.

Judy Turner Smith at Cannes

Judy Turner Smith at the Cannes Film Festival

The source added: “We do not rule out any hypothesis, we cannot say anything for the moment.”

The audience was introduced to Judy Turner Smith, a British national, in the American series “True Blood”. She came to prominence especially for her role in the movie “Queen and Slim” by American director Melina Matsoukas in 2019.

The actress grew up in a family of Jamaican ancestry, first in Britain and then in the United States. She is invitedدعو This year in Cannes To participate in discussions about the role of women and minorities in cinema.

Judy Turner Smith at Cannes

Judy Turner Smith at Cannes


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