Repercussions Complaint targets five statements by Cyril Hanouna: “You moron”; “You're a jerk”; “Tocard goes”; “Jester goes”; “You, you're shit”
The exchanges between Cyril Hanouna and Louis Boyard degenerated on November 10 when the presenter insulted the deputy live. (PHOTO EDITING) — SIPA/Canva
The deputy LFI had announced it; and it’s to now done. Louis Boyard deposited this Wednesday at; Paris a complaint with civil action “for public insult” against host Cyril Hanouna, accusing him of having “insulted him’ live for criticizing; the owner of his channel” Vincent Bolloré.
In this complaint, Louis Boyard targets the offense of “public insult by a means of communication to the public towards an elected member of Parliament”, punishable by a fine of 12,000 euros. He is targeting five statements by Cyril Hanouna targeting him during the program “Touche pas àgrave; my position” on C8 on November 10: “You moron”;” “You’re a jerk”; “Tocard goes”; “Bouffon goes”; “You are a piece of shit.”
“Aggressive” and “outrageous”
The complaint targets Cyril Hanouna as the main author, but also Maxime Saada, president of the management board of Canal Plus holding C8, for the rebroadcast of comments on the channel's website.
According to the deputy's complaint, “the terms used by Cyril Hanouna take on such an aggressive and outrageous character, in total decorrelation and disproportion to the deposition. initial bat, that they obviously cannot constitute simple derogatory or pejorative qualifiers which would come under a free right of criticism covered by freedom of expression. of expression.
A “direct insult to; the nation”
She insists on the fact that these insults were aimed, an aggravating circumstance, at Louis Boyard as a deputy, and considers that these remarks “ an outpouring of hate on social media” and led to “demean the individual but also their function.”
“The public insult to; reason for the parliamentary mandate is a direct insult to; the nation and to the Republic which must be sanctioned by the courts. It is time to recall these limits. this type of media,” Me Arié Alimi who defends Louis Boyard with Me Jade Dousselin. Louis Boyard but also Cyril Hanouna had announced; each on their side lawsuits against the other after this November 10 broadcast.
The “20-year-old friend” by Cyril Hanouna
The live exchanges between Cyril Hanouna and Louis Boyard, former columnist of “Touche Pas àgrave; my position” (TPMP), had degenerated; when the second had accused the “five richest people” of France to “impoverish Africa”, citing in particular Vincent Bolloré, owner of the Canal+ group and “friend of 20 years” by Cyril Hanouna.
“You are a piece of shit” had retorted the host of the show at success – with 1.8 million viewers on average and peaks at over 2 million – after processing the deputy of “asshole”, of “jester” and “tocard”. The following Monday, Cyril Hanouna and his columnists had to; again attacked the young elected, and the presenter had “regret; abusive language” that he might have had, without apologizing.