Gerard Depardieu vows to give up his French passport and puts 40m Parisian mansion on the market in protest at huge tax hikes

Gerard Depardieu vows to give up his French passport and puts 40m Parisian mansion on the market in protest at huge tax hikesDepardieu, 63, is furious at French President Francois Hollande for several of his policies aimed at taking money away from the richHe wrote an open letter to French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault attacking the Government's 'punishment' of success | UPDATED: 17:18 GMT, 16 December 2012 Legendary actor Gerard Depardieu is to give up his French passport in protest at huge tax hikes imposed by the country's Government.