At the helm The singer was arrested in August after an argument
Aya Nakamura is due to take the stand on Thursday afternoon. — JM HAEDRICH/SIPA
An unusual excitement promises to reign Thursday afternoon around the 12th chamber of the Bobigny criminal court. Among the thirty files scheduled for this audience, that of Aya Danioko and producer Vladimir Boudnikoff indeed arouses particular attention… It concerns Aya Nakamura, the most listened to French-speaking singer in the world, and her ex-companion.
The two artists, parents of a little girl and now separated, must answer for “violence by spouse with ITT (total interruption of work) of less than eight days” for events that occurred in the summer; last at the home of the producer at Rosny-sous-Bois. “”We are not in a context of heavy violence”, however, qualifies a source close to the case.
“”There weren’not really any blows” ;
On the night of Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 August, the local police intervened for the first time around 1:45 a.m. against a background of tension, traces this source. They find the singer at home. outside the pavilion, the producer at inside. But at At this stage, “there is no notion of violence,” she said, indicating that the police then left the scene.
Later in the night, Aya Nakamura returns to the scene accompanied by two friends, explaining that she wants to recover business, continues the source close to the investigation. Saying he feared for his safety, Vladimir Boudnikoff then alerted the police, who came a second time and arrested the singer and her friends. Placed in custody at view, the performer with gold records claims to have suffered violence from her spouse. This one is at; turn warned to seen on Sunday morning.
“”There was no real beatings, according to the source familiar with the matter, referring to “scratches” for the two protagonists and “the fact that he’held her down”. Finally the couple comes out free with a summons to the criminal court. “We did some nasty things that night;” and it’s life too,” the music producer wrote on Instagram a few days after the events. “The woman I love and I are doing very well. Really nothing serious, nothing,” he said.