Arcom opens the way to sanction proceedings

Seized after the insults exchanged between the host of TPMP and the deputy LFI, the audiovisual regulator believes that “the facts are suitable to justify the initiation of sanctions proceedings“. He attacks the independent reporter.

Following the insults expressed by Cyril Hanouna against La France Insoumise MP Louis Boyard last Thursday on channel C8, Arcom decided to send the file to the independent rapporteur, member of the Council of State. It is therefore up to him to decide whether to prosecute and investigate the case.

After a plenary session on Wednesday, Arcom’s chief executive believed that the facts of the case would likely justify the initiation of sanctions light of the formal communications already made to C8 in the past“, says a press release.

Last week, on the set of the show Touche pas à mon poste, Cyril Hanouna violently attacked La France Insoumise MP Louis Boyard. reason for the argument? The elected official had the “five richest people» from France from «impoverish AfricaQuote from Vincent Bolloré, owner of the Canal+ group and its C8 canal, during a sequence dedicated to the migrant boat Ocean Viking.

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“Away from the public debate”

The sound rose quickly. “You’re shit“,a”fool“,a”loser“,a”To deceive‘ Cyril Hanouna claimed. But the two know each other well: MP since June, Louis Boyard is a former columnist for “Touche pas à mon poste”. Party last Thursday from the show to the boos of the audience, the chosen one didn’t stop there. The President of the LFI MPs announced the next day that she would lodge a complaint with Arcom. For his part, Louis Boyard called for a parliamentary commission on “Vincent Bolloré’s interference in the media, which he owns“, points to a”attempted intimidation“.

Political Landerneau got involved. On Sunday, the President of the National Assembly Yaël Braun-Pivet (Renaissance) appreciated the sequence “humiliating for the public debate and the people on the set“. And called to itspeak out together against this tendency of public debate and debate in the media“, indicating having spoken to Roch-Olivier Maistre, President of Arcom. For his part, government spokesman Olivier Veran regretted a “permanent buzz spiral“.

“Not a good example”

On Sunday evening, Cyril Hanouna said on Twitter that he regretted his insults.this is not a good example“. But he did not change his position:For the rest, I have no regrets and will always defend my friends‘ he explained, echoing Vincent Bolloré. Shepherd’s Response to Shepherdess Monday: During a press conference at the National Assembly, Louis Boyard announces that he will press charges of “public insult.” Another recording of C8 the same evening. For his part, in a broadcast of “Touche pas à mon poste” dedicated to last week’s gun pass, Cyril Hanouna announces: “oI’m suing Louis Boyard” to the “defamation“. The tension won’t let up anytime soon.

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