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Laeticia Hallyday accuses Eric Zemmour of "hijacking" Johnny's image


The singer's widow plans to take legal action against the polemicist who uses an image of the rocker who died almost four years ago.

Laeticia Hallyday, Johnny's widow, accused Eric Zemmour on Wednesday of


of the image of the deceased singer, in his clip announcing his candidacy for the presidential election, indicating that he was considering prosecution.

Since the broadcast of Eric Zemmour's video on Tuesday, many media and personalities have protested against the polemicist's use of their images without their knowledge in this video, several of which have requested the withdrawal from the YouTube video sharing platform. .

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In this clip, he evokes in particular images in support of

"the country of Gabin and Delon, of Brigitte Bardot and Belmondo, of Johnny and Aznavour, of Brassens and of Barbara"


Johnny Hallyday appears singing, in close-up, in a black and white archive.

By using these images Eric Zemmour

"attempts a diversion of the image of Johnny for the benefit of his propaganda"

, denounces the widow of the singer in a press release sent Wednesday evening to AFP.

“This fault is not only reprehensible because no authorization has been requested and therefore granted.

It also constitutes a usurpation and the demonstration of the disrespect of its author towards the symbol embodied by Johnny, and towards all those who authentically carry Johnny in their memory "

, adds Laeticia Hallyday who

" instructs (his) council to consider all the necessary prosecutions ”


Source: lefigaro

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