The allegations are serious, precise and detailed, leaving little room for doubt…
Above all, they reveal how much the atmosphere lasts behind the scenes the original band, Nagui’s issuance on France Inter should be harmful. The Belgian comedian, who was the show’s columnist for a season, revealed on her Instagram account that her sudden departure from Nagui’s daily was motivated by “harassment from a very close associate of the presenter…at the end of the taping of a show in March 2022.” , this person literally yelled at me, so violently that it provoked a panic attack in me that required the intervention of the Radio France firefighters… At no point did I have the opportunity to defend myself,” specifies Florence Mendez .
“I was told humiliating things in front of other people, nobody reacted to it,” she adds, still traumatized. Another day, the person she’s pointing at says to her, “I didn’t stop teaching to find myself with people like you. “. The young woman then mentions that she is not an isolated case. “Another columnist was the victim of similar attacks by the same collaborator.
Other people who don’t work with her anymore have also told me they suffered the same things,” she says. These few months of cooperation were experienced as torture. “I became the black sheep of the gang. I felt very bad and lost all confidence in myself and my abilities.
Did Nagui witness some of the scenes narrated by his ex-columnist? Was he aware of the discomfort that existed on his show? For her part, Leïla Kaddour, the co-host of The original band and the former French teacher has every reason to worry about these horrifying allegations. Like Nagui, she declined to respond to the controversy, leaving her loved ones to denounce “an attempt at manipulation” and “slanderous and defamatory statements.”
At France Inter, the program director causes “a huge misunderstanding”. “This is a dispute between Florence and the team at The original band as it can be in many teams. People regularly get angry about a way of doing things, a behavior…”. One way to see this original soundtrack wouldn’t really look like a bunch of friends…