…Following altercation with French partner of four years Jean David Blanc’
French report claims Melissa has been taken to hospital following an alleged assault by her partner
40-year-old star was reportedly suffering from bruising to her face and complaining of pain and feeling faint. The couple first met in 2011 and have two young sons together
Australian actress Melissa George is reportedly in hospital following an alleged assault by her partner of four years, Jean David Blanc.
According to French website Purepeople, Melissa, 40, was taken to Cochin hospital in Paris after turning up at the police station at around 3am on Wednesday morning.
The star – who shares two sons with 48-year-old Jean David – was allegedly suffering from bruising to her face and complaining of pain and feeling faint. According to statements by the actress … she was assaulted by her companion. ‘The police were called last night to intervene in the centre of Paris.
‘In shock, Melissa George, had a swelling of the face and complained of pain, nausea and dizziness.’
MailOnline has contacted a Paris police spokesperson, who confirmed reports the actress has been hospitalised.
Jean David is a businessman, writer and film producer, famed for founding cinema service organization AlloCiné.
The couple first met in 2011 at a BAFTA after-party, before entering into a relationship in 2012.They welcomed their first child, a son named Raphael, in February 2014 and a second son, Solal, in November last year.
Melissa was previously married to Chilean film director Caludio Dabed.
When announcing Solal’s birth on social media, Melissa publicly gushed over her longtime de facto.
‘Thank you to my love, Jean David, for giving me the best gift in my life. I love you,’ she wrote at the time.
Melissa most recently starred as Dr. Alexandra Panttiere in the NBC medical drama, Heartbeat.
Unfortunately, the show flatlined and was canceled by the network back in May following poor ratings and a negative critical reception.
She rose to fame in Home And Away in the 90s, before landing recurring roles in Alias and Grey’s Anatomy.
Hollywood: Melissa most recently starred as Dr. Alexandra Panttiere in the NBC medical drama, Heartbeat
The site claims there are no reports of the French businessman being arrested or charged over the alleged incident.