There is a tense atmosphere behind the scenes at Globo. That’s because the director Leonardo Nogueirahusband of Giovanna Antonelli He was an employee of the station for 25 years and was just fired from “Fuzuê”. He was accused of cheating on his wife with an actress who wanted a role in the soap opera.
Leonardo Nogueira and Giovanna Antonelli (reproduction)
Photo: Corn Novela
Giovanna Antonelli’s husband was allegedly blackmailed by an actress who demanded a role in the plot in exchange for silence in order not to speak out about the alleged sexual harassment.
The director soon went to Globo’s management and showed the conversations between him and the actress Carolina Picchi. He showed the prints that indicated he was a victim of blackmail. Although Nogueira admitted to having a brief affair with the woman, she denied promising a job at Globo in exchange for sex, she reported.
Carolina even asked for R$2 million to avoid denouncing him for demanding sex in return for a role in “Fuzuê”. However, the broadcaster did not like Nogueira’s behavior and decided to remove him from the role. Nevertheless, Giovanna Antonelli’s husband went to the police and reported the actress, who was arrested for extortion and sued him for sexual harassment. The trial continues under judicial confidentiality.