The chief administrator of the theatre “Sovremennik” Galina Listunova spoke in support of the actor Mikhail Efremov, staged a fatal accident in Central Moscow, which killed people. According to her, the whole incident was an accident, and the Efremov — a victim of the situation.

how can the audience to lose such an artist? I offer my condolences to the family of the victim Sergey Zakharov. His family is a tragedy. But Mike is not a criminal! Nobody has the right to call it that! It was an accident, she shared with

The representative of the “Contemporary” stated that he knows Ephraim, from the age of three and ready to prove that he never went on stage drunk. At the theatre Galina Listunova has been working for 53 years. She called the actor an honest and decent man. In Yefremov, according to the woman, no villainy and pathos, and just excellence.

We’ll miss him… So, I hope that the court will make a loyal, given, as Mike love of the theater, as it loves our team, — says Listunova.

She remembered the incident in the Samara theater, where the actor was accused that he allegedly went on stage drunk. The incident, as claims administrator, was inflated artificially. The artist then only responded to a nasty attack from one of the spectators, and then left the room ten people.

The hall applauded. Misha wasn’t drunk. He never leaves drunk on stage. It is for him a taboo. I know why they say — says Listunova.

She added that a few years ago in the “Contemporary” came to work and the son of actor Nikita. He, like his father, is a big talent.

I love this family and always treat them with respect. Through the mother of Ephraim a remarkable theatrical dynasty Pokrovsky. These dynasty — the pride of Russia, the history of our theatre, and Misha — the bearer of this history, which cannot be discounted, she concluded.

Finally, the representative of the theatre turned to Ephraim. She wished him strength and patience and expressed hope that this whole situation is successfully completed.

Road accident with participation of Ephraim occurred in the center of Moscow on June 8. The actor’s car crashed into the van Lada, whose driver died in hospital from his injuries. Later examination confirmed that at the time of the accident Efremov was drunk. He faces charges under part 4 of article 264 of the criminal code, which provides for the perpetrator of the accident from 5 to 12 years of imprisonment. Tagansky court sent Ephraim under house arrest.

Earlier wrote that the relatives of the deceased in traffic accident driver insist on the maximum penalty for the actor. Daughter-in-law of Sergey Zakharov expressed the opinion that everyone should be equal before the law, despite the regalia and titles. She believes that the guilt of Ephraim is exacerbating the use of drugs��Cove.