COPYRIGHT Singer's widow considers legal action against presidential candidate for close-up of Johnny used in his candidacy video
Laetitia Hallyday came to inaugurate the Johnny Hallyday esplanade in Toulouse, on June 15 2019 (illustration). – J.M. HAEDRICH/A. ROBERT
Eric Zemmour's video officially announces his entry into the race. l & rsquo; Elys & eacute; e continues to crystallize the critics. Laetitia Hallyday, Johnny's widow, thus accused & eacute; Wednesday evening the & ldquo; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & raquo; of the image of the late singer, in his clip announcing his candidacy. l & rsquo; presidential election, indicating consideration of prosecution.
Since the broadcast of the video on Tuesday, many media and personalities have protested against Eric Zemmour's use of their images. their knowledge. Several have even asked me; the withdrawal & agrave; the YouTube video sharing platform.
A & ldquo; & ldquo; & nbsp; for the benefit of its propaganda & nbsp; & rdquo;
In this video, he evokes in particular images & agrave; l & rsquo; support & laquo; & nbsp; Gabin and Delon, Brigitte Bardot and Belmondo, Johnny and Aznavour, Brassens and Barbara & nbsp; & raquo ;. Johnny Hallyday appears singing, in close-up, in a black and white archive. Using these images Eric Zemmour & ldquo; & nbsp; attempts a diversion of Johnny & rsquo; s image in favor of his propaganda & nbsp; & rdquo ;, declares the singer's widow in a press release.
& laquo; & nbsp; This fault is not only reprehensible because no authorization has been obtained. requested and therefore granted. It also constitutes a usurpation and a demonstration of its author & rsquo; disrespect towards the symbol that Johnny embodies, and towards all those who authentically carry Johnny in their memory, & rdquo; adds Laetitia Hallyday who & ldquo; & nbsp; instructs (his) council to consider all necessary prosecutions & nbsp; & raquo ;.