Death of Johnny Hallyday Jacques Dutronc tells behind-the-scenes tour of the Old Rogues : “It was bad, but it was pretty annoying” – Gala

Entertainment 7 December, 2017


Johnny Hallyday has been struck down by lung cancer on Wednesday 6 December. His colleague Jacques Dutronc remembers the last concerts of the idol of young people this summer, already very ill, during the tour of the Old Scoundrels.

A few weeks after confirming his illness, in march, Johnny Hallyday has ensured that the tour of the Old Villains, alongside his accomplices Jacques Dutronc and Eddie Mitchell. The state of health of the idol of the young people was very serious : he had cancer of the lung metastasized. The love of the public is stronger than all : it has assured the show. “This concert is magnificent, normally it should not take place. He must stay in Los Angeles, for treatment. He is determined to honour his contract with his audience, with himself, because as he said to Laeticia : ‘If I ever do not go there, this is where I die’ “, testified Gilles Lhote, his biographer, on the antenna of LCI Wednesday 6 December.

In her tribute to Johnny Hallyday on Thursday 7 December on RTL, the singer Jacques Dutronc remembered the scenes of this tour miracle. “He would send really sweet potatoes, the sauce, and I knew that he was suffering a lot, finally it was terrible. The next ‘behind the scenes’ was not beautiful to see, it was bad, bad for him, it was quite inconvenient. And I frequently thank the public, I have often said thank you for having welcomed as it may not be as good as before or even better. At least it requinque our Johnny, it makes him a huge well, it is a very good chemo all that , “said the singer. And then to salute his “courage enormous.” “Everyone forgot that he had such and such disease, this species of crab shit…” Johnny Hallyday died in the night of Wednesday, December 6, in the arms of his wife Laeticia.

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