The couple formed by Lenny Kravtiz and Vanessa Paradis hit the headlines in the 90s! A look back at a love story that captivated the crowds.
Back to 1991. At that time, Vanessa Paradis, barely 20 years old, has just separated from Florent Pagny when she meets Lenny Kravitz, 27 years old, to talk about a project: his album in English. At this time, the interpreter of Joe and Taxi is very successful thanks to her first two albums, and she is looking for a new producer for the third. And she absolutely wants to work with the American star, as she confided in 2019, in the columns of Le Figaro: “I’ve never been afraid to suggest things or to be told no. Music is an area where I was able to make things happen. Gainsbourg did not come to me, I asked him. Kravitz, it was the same “. Between the two, love at first sight is artistic, yes, but above all in love!
It is the beginning of a passionate story: they are beautiful, talented and in love, but for four years, the couple will love each other, and tear each other apart. Finally, the break was made official in 1996. Then woman of Samuel benchetrit found love in the arms of Johnny Depp, in 1998. On this subject, Lenny Kravitz, had confided in the columns of Paris Match: “I was madly in love with her but she came at the wrong time. It was through me that she met Johnny Depp. I have never seen her since. She did not come to my concerts, we did not have any more contact. I can only wish her happy. But I am not worried. I know that one day we will run into each other. And it will be time to talk about all this “, confided the American artist during an interview given in 2009 to Paris Match.
Are Lenny Kravitz and Vanessa Paradis still in touch?
Apparently yes ! And it is a source close to the duo who confided in the British edition of Grazia, telling that the two exs had never really left each other, and that it is even on the shoulder of Lenny Kravitz that Vanessa Paradis would have cried during her breakup ultra-publicized with Johnny Depp, in 2012 : “They have stayed very close all these years and Lenny has been an amazing confidant.“.
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