On a recent flight from Paris to Dublin, French film icon Gerard Depardieu really had to go. The problem was that at the moment of crisis, the aircraft was on the tarmac, which meant the restrooms were temporarily off-limits. Unable to hold it any longer, Depardieu, 62, took matters into his own hands (so to speak) and urinated directly on the carpet!

"You could tell he'd been drinking," a shocked passenger named Daniele told French Radio station Europe 1. Following Depardieu's act of indiscretion, the jet returned to the gate and forced all 127 passengers to disembark while the ground crew cleaned up the carpet. The flight was delayed another two hours as a result.

A rep for City Jet, Air France's Ireland-based subsidiary carrier which operated the flight, joked about the incident on Twitter. "As you may have seen on the news, we are busy mopping the floor of one of our planes this morning," he tweeted. "We'd also like to remind all passengers that our planes are fully equipped with toilet facilities."

There is no word as to whether or not Depardieu will be reprimanded.

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