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"My capillarity has been part of my career": Laurent Delahousse confides in his status as a "handsome PAF kid"


In an interview with Society magazine, the France 2 journalist admits to being "disturbed" by the label of "faller" that sticks to his skin and the remarks about his hairstyle.

Laurent Delahousse has it all.

The one who has presented the

Journal de 20h

de France 2 for more than fifteen years refuses to be reduced to his physique or his famous blond hair.

In an interview published in the March 16 issue of


magazine , the 53-year-old journalist reaffirms that he is not just a blow-dry.

“What does it feel like to be categorized as the handsome boy of the paf?”, Ask him nevertheless our colleagues.

Question to which the animator kicks in touch: “It makes me think of a very nice interview with Romy Schneider, who replied: “I don't know, say so, the face I have! Listen, you are exaggerating.

How do you want to answer this question?” he replies, before admitting that his appearance has contributed to his notoriety: “Afterwards, I am not fooled: my capillarity has been part of my career.

I spoke about it one day with the singer Christophe, who said that his mane had done a lot.

He said: "Let the nauseating words and the criticisms live. The main thing is to enjoy your art."

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Advice that Laurent Delahousse first had trouble applying.

“It takes time to take a little distance with all that”, he continues in the interview, “at the beginning, we are a little disturbed.

We say to ourselves: "Shit, I do 300 minutes on the air every weekend, I have been producing documentaries for fifteen years, I spend my life in the editing room, I work six days a week, I have real links with my teams and when I give interviews, well the first three questions, I know them, what”, he laments, referring to the perpetual remarks on his beauty or his haircut.

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Already in 2013, the companion of Alice Taglioni did not hide his annoyance vis-à-vis these gossip about him.

"I don't want to be a character.

I am a journalist!

That the first takes precedence over the second saddens me”, he declared in the columns of the magazine

Télé Star


And to add: “I know what I represent and what I can release, but I do not have the impression of playing it.

I don't overexpose myself, and yet I can tell you that there isn't a week where I haven't been approached by a men's magazine”.

The following year, in the show

C à vous

on France 5, he defined himself as “the least well-groomed guy on television today and the one whose hair is talked about the most”.

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