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Miss France: Geneviève de Fontenay wishes "good luck" to Sylvie Tellier


In a press release, the former president of the beauty contest also congratulated Indira Ampiot and thanked Cindy Fabre for her tribute.

She may have left

Miss France

twelve years ago,

Geneviève de Fontenay

has a stubborn grudge.

Last June, the lady in the hat did not hide her satisfaction to learn of the departure of Sylvie Tellier.

"I haven't gotten over what she's done to me for the last few years at all so I'm not going to cry for her.

[…] His dismissal makes me neither hot nor cold

, ”she confided in an interview with

France Dimanche


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At the beginning of September, the day after the formalization of the information by the main interested party, Geneviève de Fontenay had split a press release in which she expressed to him

“all [ses] wishes of success for the continuation of [sa] career »


"I remember the good times of her year of Miss France 2002

," she assured.

A less acerbic message than usual and signed

“Geneviève de Fontenay, very happy”


Saturday evening, as in the home of several million French people, the television of the former president of the Miss France committee was connected to TF1 to follow the new election.

Geneviève de Fontenay therefore could not miss the tributes of

Sylvie Tellier

and Cindy Fabre.

Indeed, Miss France 2002, who was bidding farewell to society, held a long speech in which she did not omit to address a word to her predecessor.

“I would like to warmly thank Geneviève de Fontenay because I know that she is watching us.

I learned a lot from her and I really embrace her very much

,” she said.

Later, the new director of the contest, in turn, paid tribute to him.

“Geneviève de Fontenay who made me love this beautiful France so much, with whom I spent unforgettable years.

Geneviève, I am thinking of you this evening.”

In a new press release, Geneviève de Fontenay congratulated Indira Ampiot, Miss Guadeloupe elected Miss France 2023.

“I warmly thank Cindy Fabre, my Miss France 2005, for her tribute and her touching words.

I have excellent memories of his year, of his sympathy and retain all my affection for him.

I wish him the best in his new role

,” she added.

In response to Sylvie Tellier, the 90-year-old lady in the hat simply wished her

“fair winds”



Source: lefigaro

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