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Lagarde charge raises ghosts of scandal at IMF

The International Monetary Fund is again touched by scandal with chief Christine Lagarde's being charged in a French graft case, three years after predecessor Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned in disgrace. The "negligence" charge against...Show More Summary

"Do You Know Who I Am?" Trailer for Abel Ferrara's WELCOME TO NEW YORK!

Gerard Depardieu stars as a fictionalized version of former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who caused a huge scandal in the banking industry when he was accused of sexually assaulting aShow More Summary

Former IMF Chief Sues Over Sex Addict Insinuations In New Film

3 months agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed suit against the makers of Gerard Depardieu's new film for defamation because of its similarities to sexual assault charges in 2011.

Cannes Day 7 Recap: 'Foxcatcher' Ignites Oscar Buzz, Iran Condemns Actress for Cheek Kiss, More

Dominique Strauss-Kahn to sue over Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York" and Adrien Brody launches his own production company, plus reviews, party photos and more. read more

News du Jour: Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Sue Filmmaker, Anti-Spanking Law Postponed

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has threatened to sue over his portrayal in the film Welcome to New York, currently showing at Cannes. [The Guardian]An amendment that would punish parents for spanking their children has been postponed in Parliament. This law has already been adopted by many other European Union countries, including Sweden... More »

Unmade in Manhattan

3 months agoArts : Prospero

THREE years ago, Dominique Strauss-Kahn was marched off a plane in New York, handcuffed, arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a hotel chambermaid. At the time, he was managing director of the mighty International Monetary Fund, and was widely expected to quit in order to run for the French presidency in 2012. Show More Summary

Abel Ferrara's scandal-ready "Welcome to New York" screens in Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE—When former IMF chief and French presidential contender Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in May 2011 in New York, that year's Cannes Film Festival was in progress. How odd to think that, as Mark Ruffalo says in "Zodiac," they're already making movies about it. Show More Summary

Cannes: In 'Welcome to New York,' Gerard Depardieu as (his own) DSK

Did Dominique Strauss-Kahn host an epic sex party the night before a chambermaid accused him of rape at a New York hotel? Did he, years ago, attempt to rape a journalist who’d come to interview him? Did he actually rape the chambermaid at said New York hotel? In real life there are...

Cannes: Abel Ferrara’s Sex Scandal Pic ‘Welcome To New York’ Penetrates La Plage

Abel Ferrara and screenwriter Chris Zois’ Welcome To New York, inspired by the 2011 sex scandal surrounding former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, had its world premiere here in Cannes tonight. Once thoughtShow More Summary

Art Imitates Life? Cannes Premiere Of Film Based On DSK To Include Afterparty Re-Enactment Of Sex Assault On African Maid

Sounds pretty tasteless if you ask us. Afterparty For Movie Based On Dominique Strauss-Kahn Rape Investigation To Include Re-Enactment Remember when the “Former Future French President” DSK was brought down by allegations he raped an African hotel maid? Of

Political Sex Movie Sets Cannes Aquiver

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The barely disguised new film about Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his scandalous private life has all of La Croissette talking as the Cannes Film Festival gets underway.

Coming Distractions: Abel Ferrara tackles the Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal in Welcome To New York trailer

Exclu Télérama.fr : Welcome to New York, d'Abel... by Telerama_BA Money, debauchery, abuse of power—the story of disgraced IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his sex scandal involving a hotel maid seems ideal for Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant, King Of New York), a filmmaker who’s built a career on stories about troubled men going off the deep end. Show More Summary

Former IMF Boss To Sue Belgian Sex Club

The former head of the International Monetary Fund is to sue a Belgian sex club for using his initials in their name, according to EuroNews. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is commonly known as DSK, is angry that a club has opened with the same initials. Show More Summary

New sex club DSK named after ex IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn

It seemed the natural name for a sex club. An infamous French pimp has opened a strip club and brothel, and named it DSK after the former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The club will employ seven women, including one transsexual, and will offer "table dances as well as rooms," according to its owner, Dominique Alderweireld.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Ex-Wife Admits She Was in Denial

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

We haven't heard anything from Anne Sinclair, the former wife of the former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in awhile. Though there were rumors that she might do a tell-all interview with Oprah, since the couple separated in 2012, Sinclair's been relatively quiet. Show More Summary

Christine Lagarde Can Breathe Easy

It just became a hell of lot less likely that we’ll have two consecutive IMF directors resign in disgrace, as that little police raid of Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s successor’s apartment apparently had nothing to do with her. International...Show More Summary

From Maid-Mauler To Money Manager; DSK Starts $2bn Hedge Fund

Three years after being accused of sexual assault, removed from an airplane in NYC, and later having the charges dismissed on an alleged out of court settlement, former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) is planning to leverage his status - as an expert on global finance - as well as his thick rolodex to raise a $2bn hedge fund in Asia. Show More Summary

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has A Dream

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund who last year became chairman of a Paris-traded bank, is planning to raise $2 billion for a hedge fund he’s setting up…The move is part of efforts Strauss-Kahn,...Show More Summary

Strauss-Kahn Seeks to Start $2 Billion Hedge Fund

The former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is seeking to drum up interest in the DSK Global Investment Fund, a “global macro fund."

Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn-led hedge fund aims to raise $2 billion

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn plans to raise $2 billion in a macro hedge fund, his firm, LSK & Partners, said on Thursday, as investors continue to back a low-risk and rapidly growing investment strategy.

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