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"Bernard said no": Dominique Tapie annoyed by the Netflix series dedicated to her husband


VIDEO – At the microphone of RTL, the wife of Bernard Tapie recalled that the businessman had, during his lifetime, disapproved of this biopic project.

"It annoys me

," began Dominique Tapie to answer Mohamed Bouhafsi's question about the Netflix series devoted to Bernard Tapie.

Yesterday, the journalist received in his show “Focus Dimanche” on RTL the wife of the businessman who died of cancer in October 2021. Thirty-three years after his last interview, Dominique Tapie is indeed coming out of silence on March 19 in “Seven to Eight”.

Since then, and to promote his book

Bernard, la fureur de vivre

in which his 52 years of life together with the former minister are told, the widow appears in the media.

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Franche, the guest who had already mentioned her retirement or the jealousy of Bernard Tapie, did not hesitate to react to the upcoming release of


A Netflix mini-series, divided into seven episodes, which will tell the life of

"the man of a thousand lives".

Laurent Laffite will play the businessman and former minister.

Bernard Tapie had reacted before dying

"The person who makes this series came to see Bernard and he told him no

," said Dominique Tapie, pinning without naming him, the director Tristan Séguéla.

Her late husband wanted, according to her,

"to leave his story to his son Laurent"


"If someone should tell my life story, it will be him

," she quoted him.

These words echo those of the former boss of Olympique de Marseille.

In one of his last interviews, Bernard Tapie, who was very ill, said in June 2021 that


had been launched

"without his agreement in principle"


"It's not very good, there are things we don't do

," he continued.

Borrowing my name is heavy.

That there are


, on the other hand, is something else


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The filming of


had started in March 2022. The following month, Netflix revealed a first image of Laurent Laffite in the skin of Bernard Tapie.

We saw the resident of the Comédie Française, in costume, sitting in a Porsche Targa.

In the series, the actor gives, among others, the reply to Fabrice Luchini and Joséphine Japy, who lends her features to Dominique Tapie.

Source: lefigaro

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