Friday June 3, 2022, Laurent Ruquier revealed on social networks to end his collaboration with Léa Salamé. From the start of the school year, the journalist already at the head of the morning show of France Inter will be alone at the controls of the program We are live, on France 2.
A page turns for Laurent Ruquier… Since 2006, the host occupied the slice of the second part of the evening on France 2. After launching We are live at the start of the 2020 school year, it was a year later that Léa Salamé came to support him at the presentation of the show. Friday, June 3, 2022, the companion of Hugo Manos, however, revealed that he was ending their collaboration. In a statement shared on social media, he said: “Since the information has been published, I confirm that tomorrow night will be my last Saturday night show after 17 seasons together from We’re not in bed to We’re live.“Ensuring not to be cold with his former protegee, Laurent Ruquier shared:”It’s my decision to leave this time slot, not being comfortable co-hosting for a talk show. I tried, but despite my natural understanding with Léa Salamé, I find the exercise too frustrating.“
Wishing the journalist the best, Laurent Ruquier wrote: “I wish good luck to Léa Salamé as well as to her producer and I am working with France 2 on new projects for the start of the school year. I also hope to see you again with joy, next season every Sunday evening for Les enfants de la télé.After thanking viewers for being so loyal to him all these years, the host added, “Thank you again to the viewers for being so faithful to me for all these years. Thank you to the known or less known artists, writers, singers, comedians and comedians for trusting me to offer more visibility to their cultural activities. I will miss them.In the comments section, Valérie Trierweiler wrote:We will miss you on Saturday night!Arielle Dombasle shared:Laurent, you are the prince of the show! You remain the best. Always at the forefront of innovation, audacity, laughter, truth and a tender heart!!!“
Thierry Ardisson: “It was impossible to be a duo”
Friday May 27, 2022, in the columns of Parisian, Thierry Ardisson had warned Laurent Ruquier about his duet with Léa Salamé. “I had told Laurent that it was impossible to be in a duo. We are embarrassed. That’s what happened“, he confided. Noting that the audiences were worse than what France 2 expected, the host added: “Laurent Ruquier has occupied the box since 2006. At some point, a weariness sets in. Especially since the previous concept was stronger with the two snipers.“
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