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Guillaume Canet Gets Ready For Gucci Paris Masters

The French actor and director has become equestrian ambassador for the Gucci label earlier this year.

Guillaume Canet and Jean Rochefort after the Gucci Paris Masters

Guillaume Canet and Jean Rochefort after the Gucci Paris Masters.

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RIDING HIGH: Guillaume Canet is in the saddle for the Gucci Paris Masters, a show-jumping event. “I intend to ease up on cinema next year to focus more on horse riding,” he said during a press conference on Monday in Paris.

The French actor and director, who is also Marion Cotillard’s beau, aims to win the competition: “I want to get results that justify the beautiful clothes,” he joked.


Canet joins Charlotte Casiraghi and Edwina Tops-Alexander as Gucci equestrian ambassadors. During the competition that runs Dec. 5-8, he is to sport riding clothes designed by Gucci creative director Frida Giannini exclusively for him.

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Could Canet also one day ride his way into a Gucci campaign, as Casiraghi has? A spokesperson for Gucci would not comment.

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